Four outstanding works of independent cinema – the Sundance hit The Kings of Summer, the superb short film Best If Used By and the documentaries Sole Survivor
and Born In Chicago - led all nominees for the 2013 Best of the Midwest Awards, hosted by
The Midwest Independent Film Festival. This year’s
“BMAs” recognized the premier films and filmmakers featured during
this year's festival,
hosted by the award-winning Underground, 56 West Illinois, on Tuesday, December 3rd.
Here's a quick recap of the BMAs:
1. Who were the big winners at the BMAs? Here you go...
2. Who showed up at the BMAs? Here's the RSVP list
3. 100+ pretty pics from our sold-out holiday blowout!
4. Thank you to our family of BMAs sponsors!
5. Congratulations to all of this year's nominees
More About the BMAs: These awards recognize the premier films and filmmakers featured during this year's festival, which holds its screenings every first Tuesday of the month. Best of the Midwest Award (BMA) winners will be chosen via online balloting from both the public and the festival’s Awards Jury. The BMAs also serve as the festival’s annual fundraiser; all proceeds from the BMAs will anchor the general operating budget for the 2014 Midwest Independent Film Festival.
ABOUT THE MIDWEST INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL
The Midwest Independent Film Festival is the nation's only film festival solely dedicated to the Midwest filmmaker, presenting audiences with regionally produced independent cinema every first Tuesday of the month at Landmark's Century Centre Cinema, 2828 North Clark in Chicago. This year-round film festival sits proudly at the center of the independent film scene in Chicago and the Midwest and is dedicated to celebrating and strengthening that community. More information can be found on the Festival website: www.MidwestFilm.org.