Yes the tickets went on sale today for the Chicago International Film Festival! And I will say that it is very international - a different flavor than our winter Sarasota Film Festival. we combed through the catalogue - after three years we are getting better at this process and so it didn't take all that long despite there being 45 pages of film blurbs and a schedule of two full weeks-
here is what we ended up with - the festival starts in mid October - so you will get reviews from us later in the year- this is just a taste to whet your appetite for the event and maybe get you thinking about grabbing your own tickets this year either here or at the Sarasota Film Festival 2017 in April!
the three Phil will see while I am out of town are these- every one of them was on my original list but were not playing while I was in town-
then one we are headed to together -
then my own selections for when I am in town and had no conflicts - since we already have several plays and a three dinner reservations at our favorite places - the juggling is sometimes a bit difficult...
these first two have Chicago connections-
then an Israeli film that looked to have good potential-