Interested in taking a trip to Europe for as little as $7.00?
Simply visit Chicago’s Gene Siskel Film Center to be transported across the pond and into a world unlike any other. From March 3rd until March 30th, you can partake in the all the wonders offered at the 20th Annual Chicago European Union Film Festival. From discussions to special appearances, this festival will be representing each of the 28 nations within the European Union. If this quick description of the wonders of European film isn’t enough to tickle your fancy, check out examples of what you can see at the festival below.
You can expect to see work from the following renowned directors:
1.Olivier Assayas (PERSONAL SHOPPER)
2.Szabolcs Hajdu (IT’S NOT THE TIME OF MY LIFE)
3.The Dardennes Brothers (THE UNKNOWN GIRL)
4.Bruno Dumont (SLACK BAY)
5.Joachim Lafosse (AFTER LOVE)
Several films were also selected to “represent their respective nations in the Academy Awards competition for Best Foreign Film,” including:
1.STEFAN ZWEIG: FAREWELL TO EUROPE
3.ON THE OTHER SIDE
5.CEZANNE AND ME