Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago - USA (6. 3. 2009 - 2. 4. 2009) —
Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago in co-operation with Gene Siskel Film Center holds under the auspices of the Czech Presidency of the European Union the opening celebration evening of the 12th Annual European Union Film Festival in Chicago on March 6, 2009. On this occasion an Exhibition of Original Czech Film Posters from 1960’s and 1970’s will be on display.
The 12th Annual European Union Film Festival is the largest showcase of cinema from European Union nations in North America, with 59 films representing 27 nations. All of this year’s films are Chicago premieres. Each year the opening night celebration is presided over by the nation holding the Presidency of the European Union, and a film from that nation is shown.
Festival and the Exhibition of Posters is open until April 2, 2009.