Film screening at Old Orchard benefits women
Updated: February 26, 2013 2:42PM
A one-time special screening of “Crescendo,” a short film from the producers of “Bella” — Eduardo Verastegui, Jason Jones and Leo Severino — and executive producer Pattie Mallette, mother of Justin Bieber, takes place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 at Regal Gardens Theater 7-13, 4999 Old Orchard Center, Skokie.
Dan Proft, host of the WLS-AM 890 Morning Drive Talk Show, will emcee the event.
Based on a true story, “Crescendo” takes place in the 18th-century Europe where extraordinary events turns a woman’s ordinary day into a life-changing experience.
Proceeds from this screening benefit Aid for Women, a pregnancy resource center with locations in downtown Chicago, Berwyn and Des Plaines.
Event sponsorships available; individual reservations are $15 for adults, $10 for ages 18 years and younger. Reservations are required; tickets will not be available for purchase at the door. Reserve online at www.helpaidforwomen.org/crescendo. More information at firstname.lastname@example.org or (312) 880-9280.