First Tuesdays with the Midwest Independent Film Festival:

Chicago Premiere of MY FRIEND'S RUBBER DUCKY
Director Hyde, cast, crew in attendance

First Tuesdays with The Midwest Independent Film Festival will present the Chicago Premiere of the comedy MY FRIEND'S RUBBER DUCKY on Tuesday, June 7th at Landmark's Century Centre Cinema, with festivities beginning at 6 p.m. This hilarious "spiritual stoner caper comedy" features an all-Chicago cast and crew. Director Josh Hyde, producers P.J. Fishwick, Leigh Jones and Dan Fischer, actor Kenneth Yoder will be in attendance for a post-screening discussion.


Film Synopsis:
In a tipsy fit, Joseph kidnaps an old friend who owes him $5,000, enlisting the aide of his hipster girlfriend and stoner roommate.

Written and directed by Josh Hyde. This all-Chicago cast and crew includes producers Claire Connelly and P.J. Fishwick, executive producers Leigh Jones and Ian Keiser, cinematographer Dan Fischer, production designer Merje Veski, costume designer Lizzie Cook, 1st AD Aaqib Usman and unit production manager Dana Scott. MY FRIEND'S RUBBER DUCKY features actors Jordan Kenneth Kamp, Alex Hardaway, Kenneth Yoder and Rinska Carrasco.

First Tuesday Schedule: Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 -- First Tuesday festivities begin with a Pre-Show Cocktail Reception at Landmark Century Centre Cinema (2828 North Clark) at 6 p.m.  The evening's Producers Panel begins at 6:30 p.m. in the theater.  MY FRIEND'S RUBBER DUCKY premieres promptly at 7:30 p.m.  A post-screening reception will be held immediately following the film program.




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:

This film festival is made possible in part by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, which receives funds from the National Endowment for the Arts