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Sunday, May 4 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Inside the Mind of a Curator LIMITED

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All film festivals start with their own unique vision, sometimes conceived through thoughtful considerations and debate...sometimes over drinks at a bar. Either way, it is the curators who bring that vision to life. Along the way they deal with many realities: what films will be ready to screen; will they be available; will people want to see them? Let's go Inside the Mind of the Curator as this panel focuses on those issues, and celebrates the moment when a film festival's program comes to life..


Louis Black

Louis Black received an MFA from the University of Texas in Austin with a concentration in Film in 1980. The next year he was a cofounder of The Austin Chronicle, which he edits. In 1987, he helped launch South by Southwest Music, Interactive and Film Festivals and Conferences where... Read More →

Ilko Davidov

Ilko Davidov, a graduate of Columbia College Chicago, founded BulletProof Film, a production and post-production company in 1995, where he has produced, edited, and directed numerous award-winning documentaries. | | In 2008, Davidov co-founded the Chicago International Movies and... Read More →

Adam Montgomery

Adam Montgomery has been the Senior Manager of Programming for the Sundance Film Festival since 2005, where he oversees the selection process for the more than 12,000 submissions that the Festival receives annually. Additionally, he lends his passion for cult and genre filmmaking... Read More →

Mimi Plauche

Mimi Plauché is Programming Director of the Chicago International Film Festival, the longest-running competitive film festival in North America. She has been at the Festival for eight years and oversees the programming of the annual Festival as well as the organization’s year-round... Read More →

Sunday May 4, 2014 2:00pm - 4:00pm
CIMMfest HQ 1439 N Milwaukee