February is for film ...

February is for film ...
Posted by: Tiffany Dillon
Tags: events, Chicago

Here at the Kindling Group we’re all about getting fellow film aficionados together to geek out over great films. No film buff should be left alone to drown in that tempting, isolating world we call “Netflix.”


So gather round all lovers of media and protectors of the arts. If you’re in need of a good film fix, we have just what you need. We’ve put together a list of Chicago-area events that’ll help you finish off your February in style:


February 17th - 23rd: Unbroken Glass at the Gene Siskel Film Center
Watch the latest from Kartemquin and stay for the awesome post-screening panels.


February 18th: Maya Angelou "And Still I Rise" at the Chicago Cultural Center

Excellent film by our friends at Media Process Group - don't miss it!


RSVP here.






February 20th: Classic Movie Mondays at the Paramount Arts Theatre

This week they’ll be playing Glory (1989)

Tickets available here




February 21st: Chicago Culture Series with Google - Preserving Hip-Hop

This is your chance to meet with the director and production teams who created the documentary film Midway: The Story of Chicago Hip-Hop.


Tickets here



February 25th: La La Land at the UIC James Stukel towers

These tickets are free for students and just $5 for others!

(There will also be free popcorn!!)


Tickets here





February 26th: Oscars Viewing Parties!

Did we mention you can expect great people, reasonable prices, and… “Oscartinis?”

Lots of options to choose from... two for you:

Suite Lounge - Oscartinis. Need we say more?

Logan Theater - "Dress to impress" indeed!




February 27th: Live Read Movie Mondays

Featuring your favorite movies “acted out as a live [parodies]” and “read directly from adapted scripts.”

More info here.