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Hugh Hefner Headed to Chicago

Playboy king to screen documentary at Gene Siskel Film Center



    Hugh Hefner Headed to Chicago
    Hugh Hefner in his younger days, pictured at the Playboy Mansion.

    One of Chicago's favorite sons is making a rare visit home.

    Chicago Now's Candace Jordan -- a former Playmate of the Year in her own right -- reports that Hugh Hefner will be in Chicago on October 29th to screen the documentary "Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel" at the Gene Siskel Film Center .

    The documentary, a recent official selection at the Toronto International Film Festival, features a wide spectrum of celebs, such as Jenny McCarthy, Gene Simmons, Mike Wallace and the Rev. Jesse Jackson, and is directed by Oscar-winning documentarian Brigette Berman.

    Hefner will preside over a Q&A session following the screening, according to the Siskel web site.

    Tickets are $12 and still available as of this writing. The film will be shown through Nov. 4th.