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September 6-8 CSIFF Tickets on Sale Now

Contact: Josh Young

Governors State University



For Immediate Release

University Park, IL– Tickets are now on sale for the Second Annual Chicago Southland International Film Festival (CSIFF) at Governors State University September 6 through 8, 2019.

In celebration of the university’s 50th anniversary cultural season, CSIFF will feature a Short Film Competition, a Feature Film Showcase, director-led Q&As, and an awards ceremony at GSU’s Center for Performing Arts.

Following last year’s inaugural event, CSIFF organizers are proud to announce this year’s Short Film Competition has received four times the number of submissions as received last year. Entries represent more than 18 countries and include films from high school, college, and professional filmmakers.

Additionally, the festival will include California-based director Roberta Grossman’s documentary “Who Will Write Our History” produced by Nancy Spielberg and GSU professor Sanghoon Lee’s directorial debut feature “Banana Season." 

Feature films will be screened on Sunday, September 8, 2019, along with Q&A sessions with directors Grossman and Lee.

On Friday and Saturday, September 6 and 7, international short films will be screened. Awards also will be given on Saturday.

Visit the CSIFF website for the full schedule of events.

More information about the festival can be found on the Chicago Southland International Film Festival website or on the CSIFF Facebook page.

Tickets can be purchased individually (per film block) or the entire weekend, the best value.

CSIFF is sponsored by the School of Extended Learning, Digital Learning and Media Design, Center for the Performing Arts, The Knowledge Exchange, Friends of the GSU Library and an Intellectual Life Grant.