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Welcome film/movie fans! - Join us to meet other local Indie & Documentary film fans. Discuss and recommend indi films, documentaries, and other movies to one another.

The idea is to watch the films that pose various moral/ethical questions or expend awareness about different issues that our society and individuals are facing. Therefore we will be focusing on watching Independent or Documentary films rather than watching typical Hollywood movies that are mostly for entertaining purposes.

Choosing documentary films we will primarily focus on the following topics: Personal Growth, Self Improvement/Empowerment, Spirituality, Global Warming, Ecological/Environmental Issues, Sustainable/Green Technologies, Alternative Energy, Corporate/Industrial/Governmental abuse, Ethical/Moral issues, Vegetarianism/Veganism, Genetically Modified Food & GMO, Alternative Healing. However, we are open to any kind of films/movies that raise any ethical and other important topics suggested by our members.

Please feel free to recommend us movies/films that you would like to watch, movies/films that you watched and would like to watch again, or just movies/films that you suggest to watch for others.

Upcoming events (2)

ON THE WAY Screening, Lecture on Buddhism, and Q&A with the Film Director

Join us for ON THE WAY documentary screening, plus a short lecture on Buddhism, plus Q&A with the film director! The documentary is about Lithuanian actor who became a Zen monk in South Korea. Director and researcher Arsenii Kibenko (MA in Religious Studies) will introduce the film and give a 30 min lecture "Buddhism: intro to theory and practice". The screening theater is in the lower level of Lithuanian World Center, at Lithuanian Museum of Art, gallery Soul. Your event host, Arsenii, who is also CIDFilm member, will be meeting you at the entrance to the gallery. The screening is free. $5 donation to support the film will be appreciated. Any question or comments? Car-pooling arrangements? Please use "Comments" section on the event page.

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We are always looking for more screening opportunities. If you might be interested to get involved with organizing our screenings, please read here: Meetup.com/CIDFilms/messages/boards/thread/[masked] (http://www.meetup.com/CIDFilms/messages/boards/thread/32985592) If you would like to suggest a film for our screening, please post it here: Meetup.com/CIDFilms/messages/boards/thread/[masked] (http://www.meetup.com/CIDFilms/messages/boards/thread/9737424) If you are interested to promote your screening event, please read here: Meetup.com/CIDFilms/messages/boards/thread/[masked] (http://www.meetup.com/CIDFilms/messages/boards/thread/9656855)

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From The Ground Up FREE screening and Q&A with the film director

Sulzer Regional Library, Chicago Public Library

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