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Midwest Film Festival’s ‘First Tuesdays’ presents a night of work from Women & Gender Non-Conforming Filmmakers Tuesday, August 2nd at the Gene Siskel Film Center

July 20, 2022  GSFC Contact: Lori Hile  lhile@saic.edu  MFF contact:  Carlos Rogelio Diaz carlos@midwestfilm.com info@midwestfilm.com   The Midwest Film Festival (MFF) is proud to present our 13th annual celebration of creators who identify as female and […]

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Reeling 31 Part 3: Polaroid Girl

Photos courtesy of April Maxey San Antonio born/Brooklyn resident April Maxey is an up and coming multitalented painter, freelance videographer, and filmmaker. In 2012, she received her BFA in Film/Video at Pratt Institute in New […]

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Girl’s Like Us!

Photo from video Still Girl’s Like Us 1 Trailer Authors of Note: Anike Bay was originally published December 2012.GIRLS LIKE US! Part 2 will premiere at The Harold Washington Cultural Center (4701 S. King Drive […]

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Alessandra Pinkston’s Good Karma

Pride On Film: The Black Harvest Film Fest Part 1 of 8 Photos courtesy of Alessandra Pinkston KindredQuest Films Chicago native Alessandra Pinkston is equally beautiful as she is talented. Pinkston has starred in many […]

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Pride on Film: Stud Life

Pride on Film: Stud Life UK filmmaker Campbell X’s debut film “Stud Life,” is a light take on the darker side of queer street life in London. The film is a post-modern LGBT She´s Gotta Have […]