Film News: Union & Indie Passion Shorts Night at Midwest Film Festival, Sept. 29, 2020

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CHICAGO – The Midwest Film Festival adds three fall dates to their revived 2020 season and kicks off on September 29th, 2020, with a Drive-In presentation of “Union & Indie Passion Shorts Night.” Doors open at 6pm at the Chi-Town Movies Drive-In near the Pilsen neighborhood … click here. for ticket purchasing information.

Besides the ten short film line-up, the Midwest Film Fest will have a virtual panel on union and indie production, which includes filmmakers Colleen Griffith (“Corrado Mooncoin”) and Jennifer Reeder (“Knives and Skin”). Click here for the full line up of shorts and details regarding the virtual panel.

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Union & Indie Passion Shorts Night
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The Drive-In concept revived the Festival after it had to take a hiatus due to the pandemic. The partnership with Chi-Town Movies Drive-In and The Gene Siskel Film Center includes two more nights in the fall … AD COMMUNITY SHORTS NIGHT on October 22nd and MUSIC VIDEO/MUSIC IN FILM on November 16th. There are discounts for bundling all three nights with details here.

The Midwest Film Festival (formerly the Midwest Independent Film Festival) has been a staple in Chicago’s film community for 15 years. At the beginning of 2020, it reinvented itself with new Executive Director Erica Duffy (click here for an interview), the new name and a new outlook.

The Midwest Film Festival Presents the Drive-In Screening of Union & Indie Passion Shorts Night on Tuesday, September 29th, 2020, starting at 7pm (doors open at 6pm). The Drive-In is located at 2343 S. Throop, Chicago. For more information on The Midwest Film Festival, click here.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Editor and Film Writer
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2020 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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