First Tuesdays with the Midwest
Independent Film Festival:
Chicago Premiere of WHO GETS THE DOG?
Fest at new venue this month only: Music Box Theater!
Tuesdays with The Midwest Independent Film Festival will co-present the
Chicago Premiere of the comedy WHO GETS THE DOG? on Tuesday, September 6th at Music Box Theater, 3733 North Southport, with
festivities beginning at 6 p.m. Alicia Silverstone and Ryan Kwanten star in this heartfelt romantic comedy about what happens when puppy love goes to the dogs. Filmmakers will be in attendance for a post-screening discussion.
Film Synopsis: Alicia Silverstone and Ryan Kwanten star in this heartfelt romantic comedy about who gets their adorable Labrador once their marriage goes to the dogs. Six years after saying "I do," Olive (Silverstone) and Clay (Kwanten) call it quits. And although they split amicably, both want custody of their beloved dog Wesley. With everything at stake, can man’s best friend find a way to reunite the couple?
Directed by Huck Botko, starring Alicia Silverstone, Ryan Kwanten, Amy J. Carle, Randall Batinkoff, Rachel Cerda. Produced by Reid Brody, Bill Ryan, Scott Silver with executive producers Shaked Berenson, Peggy Case, Patrick Ewald and Blythe Frank.
NEW VENUE FOR THIS FIRST TUESDAY ONLY! First Tuesday Schedule:
Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 -- First Tuesday festivities
begin with a Pre-Show Cocktail Reception at Music Box Theater (3733 North Southport) at 6 p.m. WHO GETS THE DOG? premieres promptly at 7:00 p.m. A post-screening discussion will be held
immediately following the film program.
INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL
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
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.
This year's festival sponsors include Canon, United Airlines, Columbia College Chicago Cinema Art + Science, O'Connor Casting, SAGIndie, AbelCine, ONE at Optimus, Illinois Film Office, Beast Editorial, Company 3, Method Studios, Dictionary Films, AICP Midwest, BAM Studios, The Mill,
Screen Magazine, Heineken, Chicago Recording Company, McDermott Will & Emery, Coat of Arms, Keslow Camera, Zaroban Design, Voxershorts, Chicago Film Office, Airstream Audio, BoomThrift, Periscope Post & Audio, GigRig Production Vehicles, Johnsonese Brokerage, Quriosity Productions, p3 Mediaworks, Klest Law, Leavens, Strand & Glover, GoBi Wireless, The Colonie, Chicago Media Project, Daufenbach Camera and Orbit Media Studios.
festival is made possible in part by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council,
funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.