Saturday 2 July 2022
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Israeli Early Cinema

In memory of Jospeh Halachmi (1933-2019), Founder & Film historian

Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema (CFIC)Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema (CFIC) nurtures an appreciation of Israeli culture in the Chicago metropolitan area by multiple generations of American Jews, Israelis and the community at large.

Annual fall film festival with several outreach events throughout the year (Screenings October through November), taking place in Chicago at the famed Music Box Theatre and AMC River East, and in the northern suburb of Northbrook IL, at the AMC Northbrook Court.

Showcased, with occasional mini-retrospectives, are Israel’s most current, internationally award-winning feature films, documentaries, shorts and TV shows of the previous 12 months, with guest appearances by Israeli film stars, filmmakers, film scholars, film critics and other film experts to add context and increase the educational and entertainment value of the film-going experience.

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