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Thursday, August 14, 2014
IFP/CHICAGO PRESENTS "75 MINUTES WITH JOE SWANBERG" ON TUES., SEPTEMBER 23 (Chicago)
IFP/CHICAGO PRESENTS "75 MINUTES WITH JOE SWANBERG" ON TUES., SEPTEMBER 23
Chicago Tribune columnist Nina Metz hosts latest edition of popular conversation series
Chicago-based filmmaker Joe Swanberg is spending some time with
IFP/Chicago and you're invited. On Tuesday, September 23, IFP/Chicago
presents "75 Minutes with Joe Swanberg" at the Claudia Cassidy Theater
in the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington St., Chicago, IL,
60602). Doors open at 6:30PM, with the event beginning at 7:00PM. The
event is free and open to the public. RSVP at http://www.ifpchicago.org/event/2014/9/23/ifpchicago-presents-75-minutes-with-joe-swanberg
columnist Nina Metz hosts the latest edition of IFP/Chicago's acclaimed
series of conversations with the well-known and emerging directors,
screenwriters and technical experts of independent cinema. Previous
editions of "75 Minutes With ..." have featured such filmmakers as John
McNaughton, Neil LaBute, Rose Troche, Harold Ramis, Dylan Baker and Joe
produces, directs, writes, edits, shoots and occasionally acts in film
and television. His latest film, "Happy Christmas," premiered at the
2014 Sundance Film Festival and was released on July 25, 2014 by
Magnolia Pictures. His acclaimed 2013 feature "Drinking Buddies" debuted
at SXSW. Both films were shot in and around Chicago, his home base.
Nina Metz writes
about TV, film and theater and has a Friday column called "Chicago
Close-Up." Before joining the Tribune, she was a freelance writer for
several years, as well as a news radio producer in both Chicago and New
"Joe has created some
of the most entertaining, smart and heart-felt films in recent years.
He has a great career and still lives and works in Chicago," says Carrie
Holt de Lama, president of IFP/Chicago. "We're very excited that Joe is
able to join us on September 23, and we're looking forward to hearing
his stories about his work."
is a non-profit organization committed to the idea that independent
film is an important art form and a powerful voice in society. We
provide resources, information and avenues of communication for
independent filmmakers, industry professionals and independent film
enthusiasts. We encourage quality and diversity in independent
production and assist filmmakers at all levels of experience in
realizing their unique vision. Our events include screenings,
workshops, the "75 Minutes With ..." conversations and the IFP/Chicago
Filmmakers Conference. In addition, IFP/Chicago proudly sponsors the
Chicago Underground Film Festival (www.cuff.org) which just celebrated its 21st year.
IFP/Chicago | P.O. Box 607246 | Chicago | IL | 60660