About Chicago Film Project

Chicago Film Project is a web site dedicated to communicating about and documenting the creation of Newcity’s feature film. For information about Newcity, please visit NewcityNetwork.com.

The film project is described in this story: Starry-Eyed Projections

Media coverage of the feature film Signature Move

A look at TV shows, movies filmed in Chicago set to air in 2017 (Chicago Tribune) December 30, 2016

She’s got the moves (The Express Tribune/Pakistan) September 26, 2016

Breaking the Mold (India Abroad) September 9, 2016

Chicago’s Fawzia Mirza on her ‘Signature Move’ (Windy City Times/Chicago) September 7, 2016

Love, Family, Pro Wrestling Enter the Ring in ‘Signature Move’ (NBC News) August 30, 2016

mid-day Interview: Shabana Azmi speaks on acting in a lesbian film (Mid-Day/India) August 30, 2016

Fawzia Mirza doesn’t care about labels (Pakistan Today) August 23, 2016

Shabana Azmi, protagonista de la mítica ‘Fire’, protagoniza otra película lésbica (Hay Una Lesbiana En Mi Sopa [HULEMS]/Spain), August 23, 2016

I was told it’s dangerous for me, a Pakistani lesbian in America: Fawzia Mirza (Dawn/Pakistan), August 23, 2016

I’ve never played the game by the rules: Fawzia Mirza (DNA/India) August 23, 2016

“Fire” star Shabana Azmi joins the cast of Fawzia Mirza’s “Signature Move” (AfterEllen) August 22, 2016

Robservations (sixth item) August 22, 2016

She Didn’t Start the Fire (Mid-Day/India) August 19, 2016

Shabana Azmi opens up on facing racial scrutiny overseas (Times of India) August 19, 2016

When Shabana Azmi said ‘shooting’ at Chicago airport (Bollywood Hungama/India) August 19, 2016

Breaking barriers: Shabana Azmi signs Pakistani writer’s film (The Express-Tribune/Pakistan) August 16, 2016

20 years after ‘Fire’, Shabana Azmi to feature in yet another lesbian film (India TV) August 16, 2016

Shabana Azmi to Play Lesbian Teen’s Mother in ‘Signature Move’ (The Quint/India) August 16, 2016

Shabana Azmi To Play Mother To A Lesbian Teenage Girl In Pakistani Director’s Film (Scoop Whoop/India) August 16, 2016

Shabana Azmi To Star In Pakistani Director’s Gender-based Film (The News International/Pakistan) August 15, 2016

Shabana Azmi shoots for yet another lesbian film (Bollywood Hungama/India) August 15, 2016

Shabana Azmi shoots for yet another lesbian film (The Free Press Journal/India) August 15, 2016

Shabana Azmi signs Pakistani filmmaker’s lesbian drama (The Express-Tribune/Pakistan) August 15, 2016

Shabana Azmi to star in Pakistani filmmaker’s lesbian drama (Daily Pakistan Global) August 15, 2016

Shabana Azmi ‘again’ in a LESBIAN film? (ABP Live/India) August 15, 2016

Shabana Azmi cast in Pakistani comedian Fawzia Mirza’s lesbian drama (Dawn/Pakistan) August 15, 2016

Shabana Azmi to star in another lesbian movie (Diva/UK) August 15, 2016

Full Spectrum Features brings diverse voices to the forefront of Chicago’s independent film scene (Chicago Reader) August 12, 2016

Saturday Night Special with Amy Guth: Chicago Independent Film (WGN Radio/Chicago) August 6, 2016

Newcity Pushes Its Indie Cred Into Filmmaking (Chicagoist) December 1, 2015

Alt-weekly Newcity announces plans to shoot a movie next summer Chicago Tribune October 6, 2015 

Media coverage of Chicago Film Project

After Hours with Rick Kogan on WGN on April 6, 2014. We discussed the past, present and future of Newcity. (Click link to listen.)

Radio: WBEZ’s The Morning Shift with Tony Sarabia on March 18, 2014 to discuss our feature film project. (Click link to listen.)

The Chicago Tribune’s Rick Kogan profile in conjunction with our movie project on Sunday, March 7, 2014,  Read it here.

The Chicago Tribune’s Nina Metz made a brief mention of our movie project here.

Charlie Meyerson interviewed us for his “Panorama” show on Rivet News Radio about our movie project and other things Newcity on February 13. iPhone users click link to get the app and search for Panorama. The rest of you can listen here. (Click link to listen.)