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Chicago's first-ever Festival au Cinema to take place Aug. 26-28
2022-01-07

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Haven Chicago has announced its first-ever Festival au Cinema, described as "the company's new platform for visionary and innovative filmmakers and media artists staking their claim in the future of digital storytelling."

Festival au Cinema will be held Aug. 26-28 at Haven's resident home The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. There will be two nights of screenings capped by an awards ceremony and closing-night party.

Organizers are accepting original video submissions in categories including, but not limited to, creative narrative feature and short films, screenplays, documentary, animation, experimental media and music videos through Wed., June 1, at havenchi.org/festival-au-cinema.

Haven Chicago will award creatives who deliver excellence in the following categories:

—Best Picture, awarded to the overall best-in-show

—Best Director, awarded to greatest achievement in directing

—Best Script, awarded to greatest achievement in writing

—Best Performance, awarded to greatest achievement in acting

—Best Friend, awarded to audience favorite

—Best Technical Art, awarded to greatest achievement in creative technical work

Tickets will go on sale June 1 at havenchi.org .


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