Sunday, November 25, 2012

Show Us the Captions! Report from Chicago

One group on their way to see Skyfall
Report from the greater Chicagoland area on
ALDA Chicago's November 17 event at several locations:
  • Orland Park, IL - 11 attended, seeing Skyfall or Lincoln 
  • Chicago Heights, IL - 8 attended, seeing Skyfall 
  • Oak Park, IL - 2 attended, seeing Argo 
  • Hodgkins,IL - cancelled 
  • Hobart, IN - 3 attended, seeing Lincoln 
  • Lombard, IL - 10 attended, seeing Flight, Lincoln, The Sessions, or Skyfall 
  • Bloomingdale, IL - 4 attended, seeing Lincoln. This event was cosponsored with HLAA Lincoln Park chapter.
On November 10th, ALDA Chicago founder Bill Graham took a group of 4 to see a captioned film in Crystal Lake, IL.

Also on November 17th in other parts of the country:
  • ALDA Inc. President Elect, Mary Lou Mistretta, brought a group of 8 to the Cinemark theater in Boca Raton, Florida. Half saw Flight and the other half saw Lincoln. She has a second outing planned for an open captioned showing of Skyfall at a Regal Cinema for November 24th.
  • ALDA Inc. President, Brenda Estes took a group of 12 to see Lincoln at the Columbus Regal Cinema in Virginia Beach.
  • Kansas City HLAA had 7 come out at one of their locations. I am still waiting to hear their final numbers.

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