21st Chicago European Union Film Festival

The 21st Annual European Union Film Festival is your ticket to experiencing the creativity and vibrant cultures of all twenty-eight EU nations from the comfort of your theater seat. Be there!

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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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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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23rd Annual Asian American Showcase

April 6 - 18

Enjoy the freewheeling diversity of this year's program of independent dramas, comedies, and documentaries, including selected screenings with filmmakers in person.

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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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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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Philippe Garrel: The Gift of Intimacy

Coming in May!

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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National Theatre Live

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

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