The oldest competitive international film festival in North America, the Chicago International Film Festival will be a two-week celebration of cinema, with movie premieres, tributes to stars and directors, and red carpet excitement.
The Festival acts as a preview the season’s Academy award contenders.
- 175 films from more than 50 countries
- 500 international guests, including A-list stars
- 325 screenings on 8 screens
- 100,000 attendees from the Chicago metropolitan area and beyond
Pioneer court is the busiest location on North Michigan Avenue with over 100,000 people per day passing through the Court. Situated across the street from the Trump Tower, It is the home to the local NBC Universal Network, WGN Radio television network, The Wrigley building, Fidelity Investment Management and The world famous Chicago Tribune.
This area is home to 3 major shopping malls and various department stores including Macy’s, Bloomingdales and Nordstrom. It is busy 24hrs a day and was only 1min from the Festival Red Carpet.