The fourth Tylerman International Film Festival opens Friday, August 5 with a red carpet premiere for all ages at the Studio Movie Grill, 301 Rice Lake Square in Wheaton.
Sessions will be at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. with two short film presentations: “The Secret Weapon – Yesterday is Today” and “The McHenry Trial – Don’t Judge a Child by Their Hoodie”.
The festival continues from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday August 6 and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday August 7 at the Visitor Center Theater and Joseph Medill Hall in Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road in Wheaton. It is sponsored by Parc Cantigny, InUrban Strategies and ComEd.
Andrew Tyler, founder of Tylerman Films LLC, created the festival as a way for filmmakers to “showcase their unfiltered skills in support of social awareness” and tell their stories to a wider audience.
The weekend pass is $35.
Admission to Parc Cantigny is $15 for Saturday or Sunday, and $15 for Explosion Gospel or “The Spellbinder” Walter King! Live the magic.
There will also be virtual screenings on TylermanTV.com.
On August 6, enjoy an outdoor gospel blast with Dr. Walt Whitman and The Soul Children of Chicago and “The Spellbinder” illusionist Walter King from 5-8 p.m.
On August 7, there will be a presentation of “Waiting To Explode” at 2:30 p.m. and a red carpet presentation of “How We Got Here?” from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a filmmaker/actor meeting from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.
For tickets, visit www.tylermanfilms.com or tylermantv.com.