Chicago Southland International Film Festival
Feature Film Showcase
Saturday, August 4, 2018
The Chicago Southland International Film Festival (CSIFF) celebrates independent filmmakers at our Feature Film Showcase! Enjoy the feature-length films of two incredible documentarians in Governors State University’s Center for Performing Arts followed by in-person, post-screening Q&A sessions with the filmmakers themselves.
Selected films include:
Little Wound’s Warriors by GSU Alum Seth McClellan at 4 p.m.
41st Annual American Indian Film Festival, Best Public Service Award Winner
As Pine Ridge Indian Reservation faces the lasting effects of inter-generational trauma as well as a recent teen suicide epidemic, the voices of Little Wound High School students rise up in hope through their traditions, language, and the Lakota warrior heritage.
“Stunningly Beautiful”- Michale S., TimeOut Chicago
Minding the Gap by Bing Liu at 6 p.m.
2018 Sundance Film Festival, Special Jury Award Winner for Breakthrough Filmmaking in Documentary
Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship. A coming-of-age film that explores the human experience and touches on topics of feminism, abuse, adulthood, depression, alcoholism, race, and human relationships. EXPLICIT LANGUAGE.
“A seamless symphony of anguish and euphoria...” –Matt Fagerholm, rogerebert.com