CIMMFest celebrates relationship between movies and music by MARY HOULIHAN

by Buck LePard Tuesday, April 12th, 2011 4:28pm

Three years ago, Josh Chicoine and Ilko Davidov were two guys sitting at a bar talking about possibilities. Today, they are the co-founders of the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival, a four-day event now in its third incarnation that highlights the intersection of film and music.

Film festivals always have included music documentaries and musicals, but CIMMFest goes further by focusing only on films with music at their center, including concert films, animation, music videos, documentaries and feature films, along with related live performances, art exhibits and panel discussions.

Three years ago, Josh Chicoine and Ilko Davidov were two guys sitting at a bar talking about possibilities. Today, they are the co-founders of the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival, a four-day event now in its third incarnation that highlights the intersection of film and music.

Film festivals always have included music documentaries and musicals, but CIMMFest goes further by focusing only on films with music at their center, including concert films, animation, music videos, documentaries and feature films, along with related live performances, art exhibits and panel discussions.

Read more at: http://www.suntimes.com/entertainment/4662650-417/cimmfest-celebrates-relationship-between-movies-and-music.html

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