"Chicago’s movie past, one video tour at a time"
"In April 2020, film scholar Kelli Marshall was ready to launch her new business, Chicago Movie Tours.
'I had a tour lined up for April 5 at Old Joliet Prison and it was actually sold out,' she said. 'But then the pandemic hit...'
Moraine Valley Community College
"Get an expert's take on famous films"
"Students who take Marshall's class will learn how to analyze specific subjects or film types. 'I always try to situate the material within the time frame it was created,' she says. 'After all, art, including cinema, isn’t created in a vacuum. There are reasons a film exists when it does, why it looks like it does, and why it affects who it does.'"
Chicago History Podcast
Tommy Henry from Chicago History Podcast and I sat down with the screenwriter of Backdraft to discuss his experience with the fiery action thriller, shot in Chicago and released 30 years ago May 2021.
Oct 5, 2021
"Join Kelli Marshall of Chicago Movie Tours as she examines the dark and creepy world of this post-WWII movie genre."
Sept 21, 2021
"This presentation, which showcases Union Station and the special way it connects us all, is Part One of the library’s 'All Aboard!' series." — Riverside/Brookfield Landmark
Jun 4, 2021
"Movie lovers can dive into three new classes by Chicago Movie Tours." — Patch.com
"A local tour company is highlighting Chicago's historic connection to Mardi Gras." WBEZ Chicago
"Chicago Movie Tours hosts a virtual tour of Union Station with an emphasis on its role in the movies."
On Tuesday, March 9, Kelli Marshall of Chicago Movie Tours leads a presentation about how Hollywood portrays women. — Patch.com
Daily Journal, Kankakee, IL
Patch.com, Homer Glen-Lockport
Patch.com, Palos Hills
The Guardian, University of San Diego
Wood Dale Public Library
No Wire Hangers, podcast