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Festival Guide

For half a century, the Chicago International Film Festival has brought you an exciting selection of bold, new work from around the globe. We pride ourselves in championing young filmmakers and daring visions, and also in presenting the latest from the masters of world cinema.

Set out on a journey of cinematic discovery; come join us for some of the most exhilarating films the world has to offer. See it first!

The 50th Chicago International Film Festival will be held October 9-23, 2014.

Michael Kutza | Founder & Artistic Director