Girls (and Boys) On Film

The Chicago Int'l Film Festival's search for a sexy new poster icon brings out the city's aspiring models.

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The Chicago International Film Festival held an open call at theWit Hotel Wednesday seeking a model to grace their legendarily provocative poster.
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Twenty finalists will be selected from the casting and featured on Metromix.com for an online vote.
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"The Search for Sexy" is a revitalization of the Festival's famous Victor Skrebneski collectible poster series.
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Others to grace the posters over the years include a 19-year-old then-unknown model named Cindy Crawford, ...
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... Anna Nicole Smith, ...
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... Dolph Lundgren, who was famous at the time for living with Grace Jones, ...
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... and model Christina Gidwitz.
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The models were led to a holding room, ...
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... given robes and asked to undress down to their bathing suits, ...
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... and led to the photography room.
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... and led to the photography room.
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We also snapped some pics of the models patiently waiting for their big reveal.
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