Film News: First Tuesdays at Midwest Film Festival, March 1, 2022

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CHICAGO – First Tuesdays ARE BACK at the Midwest Film Festival (MFF) on March 1st, 2022. To kick off the new season … in their new screening digs at the Gene Siskel Film Center … The MMF will present the films honored at last months “Best of the Midwest” Awards. To get tickets, click MFF FIRST TUESDAY.

’Best of the Midwest’ Showcase, March 1st, 2022
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The Awards honored the films that screened during the 2021 season. With stories that range from comedy to documentary to even experimental, the 'Best of the Midwest Showcase' will have something for everybody. The screening will begin at 7:15 PM showcasing six short films. Audience members can then enjoy a short intermission to network with filmmakers and other attendees. The screening will resume with a feature film and afterward a filmmaker Q&A.

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 with a new name and a new outlook, facilitated by new Executive Director Erica Duffy. Two years and one pandemic era later, the Festival thrives by bringing together the Chicago film community, and reinstates the traditional First Tuesdays… and will have festival screenings each month on that day.

’Best of the Midwest’ Showcase Film Line-Up
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First Tuesdays at The Midwest Film Festival Presents the BEST OF THE MIDWEST Showcase, at the Gene Siskel Film Center – 164 North State Street in Chicago – beginning at 7pm on Tuesday, March 1st, 2022. For more information on The Midwest Film Festival click senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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