The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The movie poster for American Birthright is shown above. The film is being shown at JCC Chicago’s annual Jewish Film Festival, which starts Nov. 5.

Jewish Film Festival merges arts with culture

By Raina Kutliroff, Staff Writer

The JCC Chicago annual Jewish Film Festival is expected...

Timothée Chalamet stars in the film Dune playing as Paul Atreides. The science fiction movie left fans yearning for a part two.

‘Dune’ leaves fans yearning for a sequel

By Raina Kutliroff, Staff Writer

Fans and critics are calling “Dune” the epic of...

A still from the film Paris, the 13th District is shown above. Though the film was a buzz standout, it did not end up winning any awards at the Chicago International Film Festivals International Feature Film Competition.

Chicago Film Festival announces International Feature Film Competition

By Olivia Rosenberg, buzz Assistant Editor

The 57th Chicago International Film Festival concluded...

Screenshot of On my Block. The series finale of the show premiered Oct. 4.

‘On My Block’ series finale leaves fans feeling bittersweet

By Raina Kutliroff, Staff Writer

Fans of the popular Netflix series “On My Block”...

Actor Penn Badgley and Arizona State University professor Nura Mowzoon speak with buzz Editor Carolina Garibay about their “Can We Talk?” discourse series Thursday. The University of Illinois was the pairs first in-person stop since the pandemic.

Q&A: Penn Badgley, Nura Mowzoon talk importance of feeling uncomfortable

By Carolina Garibay, buzz Editor

Actor and advocate Penn Badgley ("You," "Gossip Girl")...

Actor Penn Badgley and Arizona State University professor Nura Mowzoon speak to students Thursday as a part of their “Can We Talk?” discourse series. The University of Illinois was the pairs first in-person stop since the pandemic to promote social change.

Actor Penn Badgley promotes social change in college communities

By Carolina Garibay, buzz Editor

At 4:30 p.m. Thursday, fans started eagerly lining...

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