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Chicago Filmmakers: Best of the Rural Route Film Festival 2012-2013

By Mike Everleth ⋅ April 10, 2013

Chicago Filmmakers

April 17
7:30 p.m.
Hokin Hall
Columbia College Chicago
623 S. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605

April 20
7:30 p.m.
Chicago Filmmakers
5243 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Hosted by: Chicago Filmmakers

Two chances to see this charming collection of short films!

Official description by the Rural Route Film Festival:

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, engaging and melodic films about rural people and places have inspired this New York-based film festival since 2002. In this selection of highlights from 2012-2013 festival, small town life is treated with the same reverence as wonders of the natural world. A variety of genres, regions, and perspectives make this ideal for city slickers and country folk alike. The program includes:

Salt, dir. Robert Gardner
Painting John, dir. Audrey Hall
Crosshairs, dir. Mike Hoath
Compound Eyes #1, dir. Paul Clipson
The Water’s Edge, dir. Chris Thomas
George Thompson: Street Cleaner, prod. Mountain Community Television/Appalshop
Sacha the Bear, dir. Henri Desaunay
A Short Film About Ice Fishing, dir. Jason Shahinfar
Un Buen Hijo, dir. Juan Gil Garcia
The Hunter, dir. Marieka Walsh
It Could Be Good, It Could Be Bad, dir. Robert Gardner

Watch the trailer:

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