Bringing the World To Chicago Through Film

April 24, 2007

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Michael Kutza, Founder and Director of the Chicago International Film Festival, discusses five decades of dreams, deals, scandals, politics, and discoveries while bringing the world to Chicago and Chicago to the world!  Learn about what it takes to put together this world famous film festival, now in its 43rd year!

Recorded as part of CHM's CHICAGO ON SCREEN AND BEHIND THE SCENES series.  Chicago's history has been intertwined with the history of moviemaking since the earliest days of motion-picture technology.  How has this role -- as star, stage, and launching pad -- shaped the city?

 

Recorded Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at Chicago History Museum.