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Film Thu Apr 12 2012

CIMMfest Opens Tonight

cimmfest.pngCIMMfest (the Chicago International Movies and Music Festival) opens tonight at 7pm at the Wicker Park Arts Center, 2215 W. North Ave., with Queens of Country, a short film created by Ryan Page and Christopher Pomerenke, and starring Lizzy Caplan (Mean Girls, Cloverfield). I will be attending as many of the weekends events as possible, and reporting back.

The four-day festival features films, music and live events showcasing the best creative talent from all over the world. The festival brings music and film together, using music as the tie-in that connects them all.

Tonight's schedule includes music from popular local circus-punk band Mucca Pazza, film and music at the Wicker Park Arts Center and an afterparty at Rodan.

View the full schedule for more information on individual shows.


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