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Closing Night

Closing Night of the 50th Chicago International Film Festival will take place on Thursday, October 23, 2014. 
The Closing Night Film has not been announced.
Below is information from Closing Night of the 49th Chicago International Film Festival in 2013.

Thursday, October 24 | 7:00pm | AMC River East 21

Inside Llewyn Davis follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961.

Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York Winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles – some of them of his own making. Living at the mercy of both friends and strangers, scaring up what work he can find, Llewyn’s misadventures take him from the basket houses of the village to an empty Chicago club – on an odyssey to audition for music mogul Bud Grossman – and back again. 

Brimming with music performed by Isaac, Justin Timberlake and Carey Mulligan (as Llewyn’s married Village friends) as well as Marcus Mumford and Punch Brothers, Inside Llewyn Davis – in the tradition of O Brother, Where Art Thou? – is infused with the transportive sound of another time and place. An epic on an intimate scale, it represents the Coen Brothers’ fourth collaboration with Grammy and Academy Award®-Winning music producer T Bone Burnett. 105 minutes. 

**Actor Oscar Isaac scheduled to attend**

6:30 PM Red Carpet
7:00 PM Tribute and Award Presentation 
9:30 PM Reception at City Winery (1200 W. Randolph) including music performance by Musikanto

Film only: $30 (The screening is sold out. Rush tickets only) | Film and reception: $75