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BLOCK CLUB CHICAGO: CineYouth Film Festival To Spotlight Young Filmmakers, 'The Future of Cinema"

By Jake Wittich

April 8, 2022

LAKEVIEW — A film festival spotlighting young creators is returning this month to Lincoln Park.

This year’s event — CineYouth’s first in-person festival since 2019 — will be held April 22-24 at FACETS, 1517 W. Fullerton Ave., according to an announcement from Cinema/Chicago. The films will also be screened online April 25-May 1.

Tickets to the CineYouth film festival are available on its website.

This year’s CineYouth will feature 71 short films written and directed by filmmakers 22 years and younger from 17 countries, said Festival Director Ryan Saunders. This year’s youngest filmmaker is 8 years old.

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