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“Straight 8 Says Hello Chicago!”


Straight 8 has its first ever Chicago premiere on Friday, January 26th 8pm at Stage 773 (1225 W Belmont Ave)“Straight 8 Says Hello Chicago!” is curated and produced by Chicago’s own filmmakers, Megan Marie Connolly and IFP Chicago member, Eliaz Rodriguez.

The screening is meant to educate Chicago filmmakers about an exciting opportunity to develop and foster their creativity. “Straight 8 Says Hello Chicago!” screens a wide variety of competition winners from the past 19 years. Films are anywhere from two to four minutes in length and have their own unique twist on the challenge.

At the conclusion of the screening Megan Marie and Eliaz will participate in a Q&A, hosted by Ry “The Movie Guy” of CinemaJaw, where they will discuss their film process with the audience. Come have questions answered, see exciting films, and have a fun time! 

IFP Chicago members receive a discount. Check your newsletter or email us for code. Get tickets here!

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