The 6th Annual Lake County Film Festival (LCFF) begins tomorrow (Wednesday, March 4th) and runs through Tuesday, March 10th. It will be hosted by the College of Lake County and will feature over 100 works including documentaries, narratives and short programs.
Enjoy a relaxed evening as the LCFF kicks-off at Mickey Finn’s Brewery in downtown Libertyville on March 4th. Doors open at 6 pm and short films will be previewed at 7:30 pm. This event is free to attend.
Monday and Thursday films at the LCFF are free. The educational documentary, The Providence Effect, is free to anyone working in education. Plus, all day on Saturday and Sunday there will be filmmaking panels and a free film room.
One Featured Documentary: The late musician and Chicago native, Wesley Willis, is shown in Wesley Willis’s Joyrides (by Chris Bagley & Kim Shively) that chronicles his life and rise to fame in the underground music world through his friends and family.
One Featured Narrative: Desperate Housewives actress, Dana Delany stars in Route 30 (by John Putch) playing the role of Amish Martha. The film is about three interconnecting stories set along the Lincoln Highway in South Central Pennsylvania.
One Featured Short Program: Chicago=Awesome (by Dan Lamoureux). It’s about why Chicago should host the 2016 Olympics.
March 8th the awards ceremony will take place at Gurneez Diner at 9 pm. Once again, this event is free to attend.
Individual Ticket – $7.00
Full Day Pass – $15.00
Full Festival Pass – $35.00
For full festival information visit www.LakeCountyFilmFest.com
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