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Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 12:10 am
 For more than 25 years, the Molly Schlich Independent and International Film Series – presented each winter by the Springfield Art Association – has brought acclaimed and lesser-seen movies...
Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016 12:04 am
 Since the Harry Potter film franchise came to an end, there’s been a gaping hole in Warner Brothers Studios’ ledger sheet. Bringing their stable of DC Comics superheroes to the screen was su...
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:12 am

Red carpet premier at the Hoogland Saturday

 Before “I Do,” the latest feature from Springfield filmmaker Kimberly Conner, was a long time in the making. The first draft of the script for the film, which has its premier at the Hoogland...
Thursday, June 26, 2014 12:01 am

Seriously Trippin’ premiers in Springfield June 28

 Springfield resident Ozland Banks has been independently shooting videos and doing graphic design work for years but his dream had always been to make a movie, with a single camera, a small crew...
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010 04:11 pm

Seven international films screen in Springfield

Springfield area cinephiles benefit as the Route 66 Film Festival and the Springfield Art Association’s Film Series grow in size and quality. The 2009 Route 66 Fest, held last September, tripled...
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010 02:55 am

The behind-the-scenes process that brings foreign and indie films to town

Molly Schlich knows movies. She has organized the Springfield Art Association’s annual film festival for the past 18 years. The event, she says, was started not as a fundraiser, but as a way to ...
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010 11:59 am
2009 was a good year for director Ramin Bahrani. The 34-year-old was awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship and watched as critics continued to laud Chop Shop (2007) and Goodbye Solo (2008). Not ...
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009 02:55 am
WED, SEPT 16Taste of the Festival7-9pmFREE Open to the publicCapital City Bar and Grill3149 S. Dirksen PkwyFor those not familiar with film fests, this evening event will include a preview of 5-6 of t...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009 06:47 pm
On what should have been a fun-filled day at the races, Nick O'Bannon has a horrific premonition in which a bizarre sequence of events causes multiple race cars to crash, sending flaming debris into ...


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