CURRENT & ONGOING

17th Annual Chicago Palestine Film Festival

April 21 - May 3

The 17th annual festival representing the spirit and mood of contemporary Palestinian life. This festival is dedicated to exhibiting film and video work that is open, critical, and reflective of the culture, experience, and vision of the artists.

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Conversations at the Edge Spring 2018

February 15 - April 19

A dynamic weekly series of screenings, artist talks, and performances by some of the most compelling media artists of yesterday and today, organized by the School of the Art Institute's Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation in collaboration with the Film Center.

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Lucrecia Martel's Salta Trilogy

April 20 - May 1

To accompany our Chicago premiere run of Martel's fourth film ZAMA, we are pleased to present Lucrecia Martel's first three films in 35mm prints.

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Apocalypse Then: The Vietnam War On Film

January 27 - May 8

Lecture & screening series Apocalypse Then: The Vietnam War on Film features weekly lectures by Nora Annesley Taylor. The series will look at how the war and its legacy in Vietnam and Cambodia were represented in film, from the perspective of both Southeast Asian and international filmmakers.

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UPCOMING

Philippe Garrel: The Gift of Intimacy

May 4 - 30

A selection of Philippe Garrel's finest work, including THE VIRGIN'S BED (1968), THE INNER SCAR (1972), L'ENFANT SECRET (1981), J'ENTENDS PLUS LA GUITARE (1992), and REGULAR LOVERS (2005).

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Mizoguchi Restored

May 25 - 30

We present new 4K digital restorations of two of Mizoguchi's late masterpieces, one an epic saga of a family sundered by cruelty and injustice, the other an intimate drama of forbidden love.

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National Theatre Live

The groundbreaking best of British theater, straight from the London stage.

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The Western: How It Was Never One

Coming Autumn 2018!

Watch for our next Screening/Lecture series, "The Western: How It was Never One," beginning September 4, 2018 with weekly Tuesday lectures by Jon Cates, Associate Professor of Film, Video, New Video and Animation at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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THE GENE SISKEL FILM CENTER IS AVAILABLE FOR RENTAL

Dynamic location for presentations meetings, trainings, and luncheons. Theaters and gallery/cafe available during daytime hours.
Visit our Facility Rental page for more details.  Learn more