The AMC River East 21 movie theatre was the site of the 47th Chicago International Film Festival Summer Gala on Friday, August 19th. So significant was this event that Governor Quinn proclaimed Aug. 19th “Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez Day” throughout the state of Illinois.
I am sure you have seen many articles written on the stars and fashion surrounding this year’s Academy Awards. I have chosen to highlight a personal experience with the talented and award winning Best Actor Colin Firth, a man with a very inviting smile and kind demure.
Together Ron Howard and the Chicago Film Festival have come a long way from their beginnings . Howard said “playing Opie on the “Andy Griffith Show” was a blessing and felt fortunate to be on a show that had so much impact in his future life”.