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CHICAGO, IL. – The inaugural Windy City Film Festival is coming to the beautiful
Mercury Theater, June 30-July 2, 2017. The festival will showcase 76 film screenings including a number of World and Chicago Premieres. Over 70 participating filmmakers & actors are scheduled to appear for various audience Q&A sessions following each film block. World of Death curators Tony Wash and Ben Lewandowski will also be in attendance promoting WOD. Noteworthy events from the festival include the WOD shorts MONSTERS directed by Steve Desmond, DARK HUNGER directed by Anthony Williams, and VESSEL directed by Wayne Pombert II (filmmakers in attendance) as well as the “What The F&$k” Shorts Block on Saturday night.
Windy City Film Festival is the creative brainchild between filmmaker & Twister Alley Film Fest Creative Director (2017 MovieMaker Magazine Top 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee, 2017 FilmFreeway Top Reviewed Film Festival) Josh Hope, &
filmmaker/actress & 2016 Juggernaut Film Festival Co-Director Mindy Fay Parks.
The festival kicks off at the Mercury Theater, Friday, June 30th @5pm with the Opening Night Industry Meet & Greet Party followed by the film block Chicago Shorts Volume 1, a collection of Chicago made short films.
Passes are now on sale via www.WindyCityFilmFest.com, including VIP Weekend Passes for $25 which allow entry into all film screenings and parties throughout the weekend, or $15 for Saturday or Sunday day passes.
*For a complete schedule and ticket info, go to www.WindyCityFilmFest.com
Interviews with Festival Directors Josh Hope & Mindy Fay Parks, or attending
filmmakers/actors can be arranged upon request.
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