Second Annual Barrington Film Festival on May 19 Features 11 Short Films by Regional Filmmakers

Village of Barrington News
May 14, 2018

The second annual Barrington Film Festival will be held on Saturday, May 19, at 12:00 p.m. at the historic Catlow Theater in downtown Barrington.

The festival is co-sponsored by the Barrington Cultural Commission and is organized by Tim Troemner and Catlow owner Tim O’Connor.

The organizers solicited short film submissions from independent filmmakers in the greater Chicago area and have selected 11 films in the categories of narrative, experimental, and documentary to be shown at the festival:

The 2018 festival will feature the following films:

  • Maryville Kids,  directed by Patrick Behan
  • Time to Fly, directed by Berylanne Lynch
  • I’ve Lifted It, directed by Thomas Balsamo
  • Keep Going, directed by Sergio Bauza, Jr.
  • Hospital Walks, directed by Harold Rail
  • Shadows of Hidden Hill, directed by D. Arthur Miller & Timothy Morgan
  • Aliens, Skeletons, & Squeel, directed by Jacob Lawrence
  • A Chicago Rancher, directed by Donald J. O’Brien
  • Progress: To Bomb or to the Moon, directed by Wade Balsamo
  • Cheese Shop, directed by Sammy Zeisel
  • Kill the Light, directed by Mark Schimmel

Some films may contain adult language, some violence, and adult situations.  Tickets are $7 and can be purchased at the door.

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