Chicago Southland International Film Festival 

September 15 & 16 - Festival Screenings (Free Admission) 

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Are you a film festival buff? There's Sundance, Tribeca, Cannes, and now, a film festival dedicated to emerging student filmmakers: The Chicago Southland International Film Festival. See short narrative or documentary works in the comfort of the southland's "Best Live Entertainment Venue," according to readers of the Daily Southtown (2013-2017).

This festival serves as a stimulating opportunity to share and promote the vibrant arts and culture community that exists at GSU.  -Suzanne Paterson, co-chair of the festival.


 Saturday, Sept. 15- Short Film Competition Day 1
12:30p CPA Theater Doors Open
1p Welcome Activities
1:30-2:30p Program #1- High School Short Films w/ Q & A
2:30-3p Intermission
3-5p Program #2- Undergraduate Narrative Short Films w/ Q & A
5:30-6:30p Intermission
6:30-8p Program #3- Graduate Narrative Short Films w/ Q & A

Sunday, Sept. 16- Short Film Competition Day 2
2p CPA Theater Doors Open
2:30-4:30p Program #4- Undergraduate/Graduate Documentary Short Films w/ Q & A
4:30-6p Intermission
6-8:30p Awards Ceremony