CURRENT & ONGOING

Bergman 100

July 6 – October 3

A centenary celebration of the Swedish director who for many filmgoers epitomized the cinema's potential as a serious art form.

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Conversations At The Edge - Fall 2018

September 13 - November 15

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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Irish American Movie Hooley 2018

September 28 - 30

The hooley is just another name for a good shindig, and, with filmmakers present for discussion at all screenings, stimulating conversation and lively debate are guaranteed as we present three films celebrating the passion, humor, and swagger of the Irish diaspora.

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The Western: How It Was Never One

August 31 - December 11

This Autumn's Screening/Lecture series focuses on how the Western cinematic genre explicitly expresses politics and ideologies, 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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UPCOMING

Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers

October 6 - 29

"A wonderful series...a thrilling look at the variety of films made by women, most before they won the right to vote." - Manohla Dargis, The New York Times

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Black Harvest Encores

October 6 - 27

We present four of the most popular films from August's 24th Annual Black Harvest Film Festival, playing every Saturday in October at 8:15 pm.

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National Theatre Live

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

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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