Shortlisted for an Oscar 01/11/19 7:03AM

Highlighting local talent. A director from Rockford, Illinois reaches top charts in the film industry with his documentary, “Minding the Gap” which is streaming right now on Hulu. The Jam's Diana Gutierrez had a one-on-one with Director Bing Liu and shares his story.

Come January 22nd the 15 films shortlisted for an Oscar nomination will go down to five. Music Box Theatre in Chicago will be screening all shortlisted films, so there's your chance to check it out.

As for Liu, he's working on a film shot here in Chicago about a job training program. It's moving into post, so be sure to keep your eyes open for his name!