A diverse lineup of films. Both evening sessions are for mature audiences. $10 per session at illinoistimestix.com. Bundle of 4 tickets for $35. 217-364-1005.
Fri., Nov. 22, Session 1 begins at 7pm.
7pm. Welcome by festival Director Siobhan Johnson. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be available throughout the session — or order from the 69 Brille menu.
Scheduled films are listed in the screening order and include running times:
The Tattooed Heart, 9:00, USA drama directed by Sheldon Wong Schwartz.
In the Name of the Strawberry, the Chocolate and the Holy Spirit, 20:00, Croatia comedy directed by Karla Lulic.
Wheel Love, 22:10, USA diversity film directed by Ryan Tebbutt.
Tainted Love, 22:50, Italy drama directed by Marta Carocci Vovcs.
The Girl in the Blue Bra, 12:30, USA drama filmed in Illinois and directed by Ayesha Abouelazm.
Refuge, 7:23, USA drama directed by Andrew Caviston.
High Priest, 12:46, USA drama directed by Roderick Stevens.
The Nest, 1:24:00, Canadian foreign language horror directed by David Paradis.
After Party until 1am
Sat., Nov. 23, Session 2 begins at 12pm
See My Voice, 18:32, American, directed by Idelia Mars.
The Old-Men, 17:44, France comedy, directed by Jordan Inconstant.
Cycle, 10:26, USA student showcase, directed by Silas Tolles.
Coma, 22:00, USA drama directed by Chen Su.
The Imperfect Caterpillar, 10:54, USA filmed in Illinois and directed by Cindy Pringle.
The Wonderful, 12:00, USA filmed in Illinois and directed by Patrick Montalvo
Medium Rare, 4:35, USA student showcase animation directed by Luca Cioci.
Just Give Me a Minute to Change, 7:17, USA comedy directed by Michael Pomaro.
A Missed Connection, 22:00, USA filmed in Illinois and directed by Matthew Weinstein.
Fallen Star, Rising Sun, 29:34, USA filmed in Illinois and directed by Bake Phouikham.
Sat., Nov. 23, Session 3 begins at 3pm
Mud and Honey, 16:11, USA directed by Molly Sorensen, debut film
The Jewel Thief, 1:49, directed by Nate Cox, USA, animated
This is Cindy, 29:56, directed by Terance Miller, USA, comedy
Fraser Syndrome & Me, 19:43, directed by Kyle Anne Grendys, USA, student showcase
Death is a Salesman, 3:27, directed by Jason Miller, USA, student showcase
Horror School: After 2:30, 3:52, directed by Rory Borger-Johnson, USA, student showcase
25 Texans in the Land of Lincoln, 33:34, directed by Ellen Brodsky, USA, made in Illinois
Inheritance, 13:00, directed by Elijah Alvarado, USA, made in Illinois
The Quick and Dirty, 45:00, directed by Jordan Krug & Nicholas Shields, Canada, drama
Sat., Nov. 23 Session 4, begins 6:30pm
Chemistry Read, 8:27, directed by Norm Lang, USA, debut Film
My Dream Goes All the Way to Iran, 32:36, directed by Negar Mojtahedi, Canada, Diversity
Transit(ion), 8:17, directed by Robert Sickels, USA, Experimental
Rruga (The Path), 14:00, directed by Besim Ugzmajli, Kosovo, Foreign Language
A Big Mission, 5:03, directed by Longyin Zhou, and Yujie Chen, USA Animation
The Obituary of Jasper James, 28:00, directed by Ryan Fenson-Hood, USA, comedy
Tough Time for Men, 3:45, directed by Thomas Martin, USA, comedy
The Pickman Model, 7:01, directed by Tim Troemner, USA, made in Illinois
The Land, 1:28:00, directed by Stephen Wallace Pruitt, USA, drama
Awards Ceremony - 10:00 PM
After Party - until 1:00 AM