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CineYouth FREE

The following was submitted to the site:

The Chicago International Film Festival’s youth/student film festival CineYouth is May 9-11, 2013! Held at Columbia College Chicago, this event is FREE and open to the public of all ages.

Opening Night (May 9 at 7PM) welcomes actor, writer and director John Francis Daley (Freaks and Geeks, Bones, Horrible Bosses) to share his experience in the entertainment industry and participate in a Q&A with audience members. There is a catered reception following the discussion.

On May 10 & 11 short films from filmmakers 21 years old and younger will be screened and students may participate in a 24-hour filmmaking challenge.

The Festival closes on May 11 at 6PM with the CineYouth Awards Ceremony.

Some more information that I found when digging around:

CineYouth Festival will be held at Columbia’s Film Row Cinema and all of the screenings, workshops and filmmaking panels are free and open to the public. RSVP to marketing@chicagofilmfestival.com. Seating will be on a first come, first served basis and is limited to theater capacity. To register for the workshops, email cineyouth@chicagofilmfestival.com. For more information about the CineYouth Festival and schedule of events, visit www.chicagofilmfestival.com or call Cinema/Chicago offices at 312-683-0121 x117

And, here is a posting on the Chicago International Film Festival site about CineYouth.

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