April 22 — 4 to 6:15 p.m.
Public screening of Chosen + Q&A
Nordlof Center's J.R. Sullivan Theater
118 North Main Street, Rockford, Ill.
4/16 NOTE: The 286-seat theater is sold out for the 4/22 screening
Save the dates for the Chicago premiere:
8:15 p.m. Friday, May 25 | 5 p.m. Saturday, May 26 | 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 27 | 8 p.m. Thursday, May 31
Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 North State Street
There will be a Q&A with Director Abbie Reese following each of the four screenings.
Thursday, June 28
Dangerous Oral Histories, a joint conference of the Oral History Society and Oral History Network of Ireland
Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland
You can also watch this 2.5-minute trailer on YouTube at http://bit.ly/ChosenthefilmTrailer
"I've watched it twice and honestly - wow. I love it. The style is perfect; the editing maintains pace and the content is very interesting and private without seeming either too observational or too intruding. Heather is a fantastic character and her enthusiasm and self-awareness shine throughout the project."
– Beckie Stocchetti, Executive Director of the Hawaii International Film Festival
"There is a beauty in the personal, handmade quality of this film that made one feel so close to the subject. It felt like we were being told a secret, contemplating the life of those on screen with a muted intensity — almost in a way similar to a prayer."
– Donna Kozloskie, Features Programmer for Citizen Jane Film Festival
"This feature gives a rare insight into the life of such a secluded religious order and one can only appreciate and respect the choice these women make in the search of their destiny and purpose in life."
– Cleveland International Film Festival