Olympia

Directed by: Gregory Dixon
Written By: McKenzie Chinn
Cast: McKenzie Chinn, Charles Andrew Gardiner

USA, 90 minutes
 

Grayslake Campus
Friday, September 6
8:30 pm
Sunday, September 8
7:45 pm

Waukegan Campus
Saturday, September 7
7:30 pm
Sunday, September 8
1:25 pm

McKenzie Chinn stars as a struggling artist, navigating work and romance in the Windy City. When her boyfriend asks her to drop everything and move cross-country, she soon discovers that her biggest obstacle may be herself. Featuring quirky animation and a revelatory central performance, Olympia is a heartfelt story for anyone who’s ever felt adrift on the rough seas of adulthood.

Festivals & Awards:

Bentonville Film Festival – Audience Choice Winner, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Score

L.A. Film Festival
Chicago International Film Festival
Beloit International Film Festival
Dallas International Film Festival
Omaha Film Festival
Garden State Film Festival

preceded by:

Troll
Directed By: Brittani Harris
Written By: Brittani Harris 
Cast: Kailah Nicole, Alexander Cantrell
Mel is a college student who finds joy in causing misery to others. Envious of how others go about their lives, she loves to berate them in order to feel better about herself. She feels great, hiding under the guise of a fake troll account, but soon finds out that what is done in the dark, someone will eventually bring to the light. An unknown person threatens to expose Mel’s real identity to the social media world.
USA, 8 minutes