Chicago International Film Festival 2013
Event Info: (312) 462-6300 www.chicagofilmfestival.com
CIFF's 49th annual event features more than 150 features and shorts from around the world. The festival opens October 10 with James Gray's The Immigrant starring Marion Cotillard and Joaquin Phoenix. This year's lineup includes Abdellatif Kechiche's Palme d'Or–winning Blue is the Warmest Color, Alexander Payne's latest Nebraska (starring Bruce Dern, who will be awarded a career achievement award) and an appearance by Italian horror maestro Dario Argento for a screening of Dracula 3D. The fest closes out with the latest from the Coen brothers, Inside Llewyn Davis. See the full lineup at chicagofilmfestival.com.