Loading Events

Chicago Independent Film: Relative Saturday, March 18

Chicago Independent Film: Relative

  • Location: John & Nancy Hughes Theater
    400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, 60045
  • Resources: IMDb

Come out and support Chicago independent cinema with Michael Glover Smith’s Comedy/drama feature film: “RELATIVE”

As various members of the Frank family come together for a college graduation party in Chicago, they find their bonds being tested, and strengthened, in surprising ways.

CAST: Wendy Robie (Twin Peaks), Francis Guinan (Steppenwolf Theater Ensemble member), Cameron Scott Roberts (The Walking Dead), Melissa DuPrey (Grey’s Anatomy), Clare Cooney (Chicago Med), Keith D. Gallagher (Orders), Emily Lape (Mercy’s Girl), Elizabeth Stam (Bleed American).

Written and directed by Michael Glover Smith (https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1902686/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1).

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with writer/director Michael Glover Smith and actress/executive producer Sandy Gulliver.

Featuring a brilliant and eclectic cast of talented veterans and relative newcomers, this is a wickedly funny, occasionally poignant and authentic-to-its-core drama/comedy about three eventful days in the life of a totally relatable extended family.” (***1/2 stars out of four)

Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times

“His intimate, actor-driven dramas are set not merely in the real world, but in specific locales, with dialogue testifying to the fact that both the characters and the place have histories that still weigh on them in the present. The movies are ragged and imperfect, alternate awkward and sublime, but when they hit, they strike deep and tear you up.” (*** stars out of four)

Matt Zoller Seitz, RogerEbert.com

 

Gorton Community Center will take and may use photos and videos from this event for its promotional purposes. Your attendance indicates your consent to the above.

Film and Event Refund and Cancellation Policy: There is no refund given for unused film or event tickets.

By purchasing a ticket to an event at Gorton, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that my child(ren) and/or I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by attending or participating in a program, event or activity and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death. I understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at Gorton may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of myself and others, including, but not limited to, Gorton employees, volunteers, and program participants and their families. I voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury to my child(ren) or myself (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that I or my child(ren) may experience or incur in connection with my or my child(ren)’s attendance at Gorton or participation in a Gorton program, event or activity (“Claims”). On my behalf, and on behalf of my children, I hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless Gorton, its employees, agents, and representatives, of and from the Claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating thereto. I understand and agree that this release includes any Claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of Gorton, its employees, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in any program, event or activity that took place at Gorton.

Artists, dates, times, prices and fees are subject to change.

Discover