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BLACK PERSPECTIVES TRIBUTE: The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete
The 49th Chicago International Film Festival will honor writer, director and producer George Tillman, Jr. with a Career Achievement Award at the 17th Annual Black Perspectives
Tribute, which will include a special presentation screening of Tillman's latest film THE INEVITABLE DEFEAT OF MISTER & PETE
. Academy Award and Grammy Award-winning actress and singer Jennifer Hudson, who stars in the film, is scheduled to join Tillman on the red carpet and at the tribute. An after-party at Altitude at the W Chicago Lake Shore Hotel
will immediately follow the tribute and film presentation.
Friday, October 11
AMC River East 21, 322 East Illinois St.
6PM: Red carpet arrivals
6:30PM: Premiere of THE INEVITABLE DEFEAT OF MISTER AND PETE, Career Achievement Award presentation to George Tillman, Jr.
Altitude at W Chicago Lake Shore, 644 North Lake Shore Dr.
9:30PM - 11:30PM: After-party with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
*Wristband required for entry
Tickets purchased through the Festival store before Friday, October 4 will be mailed. Tickets purchased after this date may be picked up at Will Call at the AMC River East 21 Box Office. Tickets for the film only ($16 for Members and $20 for non-members) may be purchased at ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster purchases are subject to a $3.50 Facility Surcharge and Ticketmaster Service Charges.
Led by Presenting Partner Columbia College Chicago, the 49th Chicago International Film Festival's sponsors include: Official Airline - American Airlines; Headquarters Hotel - JW Marriott Chicago; Producing Partners: AMC Theaters, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; Major Partner: Intersites; Supporting Partners: DePaul University School of Cinema and Interactive Media, Stella Artois, Effen Vodka, WMMB Newsradio 105.0, Cultivate Studios; Participating Partners: State Farm, AARP, Tres Generaciones, Comcast, Allstate, Spotlight Cinema Networks, Casale del Giglio, Second City Computers, Shutterbox Entertainment, Gibson's Restaurant Group & Creative Technology.