First Tuesdays with the Midwest Independent Film Festival:

Chicago Premiere of WARREN
Director Beh, Producer Hannah in attendance

Chicago, IL First Tuesdays with The Midwest Independent Film Festival kicks off its eleventh year with the highly anticipated Chicago Premiere of WARREN at Landmark's Century Centre Cinema on Tuesday, February 3rd, with festivities beginning at 6 p.m.  This Chicago-made festival fave stars Alex Beh, John Heard, Jean Smart alongside a sterling Chicago cast and crew.  Actor/Director Alex Beh and Producer Mark Hannah will be in attendance for a post-screening discussion with the audience.


Film Synopsis: Set in and around the improv comedy scene in Chicago, the film follows its ambling title character (played by writer/director Beh), a late-twenty-something comedian who moonlights as a barista. He's caught in the polar vortex between his divorcing parents (played by great character actors John Heard and Jean Smart). Meanwhile, an old flame (Sarah Habel), now engaged, shows up in town. Over the course of a few days, Warren and his ex Emma reconnect, and Warren begins to find his own groove.  Official Selection, Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

First Tuesday Schedule: Tuesday, February 3, 2015 -- 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.  WARREN screens 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