The excitement in the air was evident as soon as you arrived at Carnivale restaurant where the celebration for Richard Dent, a Chicago Bears champion, two time Super Bowl winner, Super Bowl XX MVP and Class of 2011 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee was about to begin. The evening was a fundraiser for The Make a Dent Foundation, started over fourteen years ago by Richard Dent.
It has been 45 years since Chicago’s Michael Kutza put on his first film festival. The Chicago International Film Festival has grown to become the longest-running competitive film festival in North America. Some of the biggest names in the business now come every year.