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Film Central showcases 49 films in six days on campus

Film Central showcases 49 films in six days on campus

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Film Central is North Central College’s series for independent film and presents its second annual Fall Festival, Sept. 16-21, in association with the Naperville Independent Film Festival.



Celluloid features film as part of Film Central series

Celluloid features film as part of Film Central series

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The third and final film of the Film Central series will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, in Madden Theatre. The new student film club Celluloid has chosen the featured film, “Rubber,” for its first campus-wide showing as an official club. Admission is $3/North Central community and $4/general public. “Rubber” is rated R and considered an indie horror film.



College hosts weeklong film fest

College hosts weeklong film fest

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North Central College is a host site for the 2011 Naperville Independent Film Festival (NIFF), which will showcase a series of award-winning feature and short films Sept. 19-23. The campus community is invited to attend and is offered a special admission price of $3/evening or $10 for the entire week.

The lineup for the weeknight screenings include:



Film Central presents an evening of short, funny films

Film Central presents an evening of short, funny films

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The final showing of the College’s Film Central series of independent films takes place Monday, May 16. An “Evening of Short Films” begins at 7:30 p.m. in Madden Theatre. Short and funny, the films feature interactive media studies major RJ McNichols ’11, as well as films from the Naperville Independent Film Festival and one from a collective of student filmmakers from Chicago. McNichols and actors from the other PG-13-rated short films will be available for Q&A afterward.



Film Central series presents “The Great Match”

Film Central series presents “The Great Match”

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The independent film “The Great Match” will be shown as part of the College’s Film Central series at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 11, in Meiley-Swallow Hall. Unrated, but suggested as PG for some language and adult references, the 90-minute film tells the adventurous story of three heroes, none of whom have ever met, but have two things in common: they all live in the farthest-flung corners of the planet and are determined to see on TV the final in Japan of the 2002 World Cup between Germany and Brazil.



Film Central series presents two film screenings this week

Film Central series presents two film screenings this week

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On Tuesday, March 1, “An Evening of Short Films,” featuring various genres of independent shorts ranging from serious to silly, will be shown at 7:30 p.m. in Meiley-Swallow Hall.



Film Central features thriller “Sympathetic Details” Feb. 17

Film Central features thriller “Sympathetic Details” Feb. 17

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The College’s Film Central series will present an opening short film and the 2008 independent film “Sympathetic Details” by Benjamin Busch at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, in Meiley-Swallow Hall. This screening was originally scheduled for Feb. 3. Rated R, Busch’s film is a psychological thriller that uses character and dialogue instead of action sequences to tell the story of an assassin who makes a moral decision to leave his life of professional murder.



North Central College in the news

North Central College in the news

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Media sources report recent news about upcoming fine and performing arts events, athletics, films, the International Festival and faith.

UMC Faith in Action: “College rallies against hate group” contributed by Campus Chaplain Lynn Pries

Daily Herald:
Fest brings the world to Naperville” 
North Central launches independent film series



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