Rediscovering Alain Tanner

June 1 - 28

A series of seven long-unavailable films by Swiss filmmaker Alain Tanner, all in 35mm prints provided by the Swiss Cinematheque.

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The Puppet Master: The Complete Jiří Trnka

June 3 - July 4

The first complete American retrospective of Czech animation master Jiří Trnka (1912-1969), including archival 35mm prints and new digital restorations.

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Umetsugu Inoue: Japan's Music Man

June 1 - July 3

Films by the Japanese filmmaker especially known for musicals that colorfully evoke the brash spirit of Japan's postwar pop culture.

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Two by Bill Gunn

June 22 - July 3

Two newly restored testaments to the visionary originality of multi-talented actor/playwright/novelist/screenwriter/director Bill Gunn.

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Two by Clouzot

June 29 - July 5

New 4K restorations of two classic thrillers by the master of suspense and film noir often referred to as "the French Hitchcock."

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Czech That Film 2018

July 6 – August 1

New Czech films along with Czech sci-fi classics.

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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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Black Harvest Film Festival 2018

August 4 - 30, 2018

The Gene Siskel Film Center's annual showcase for independent films that tell the stories and explore the images, heritage, and history of the worldwide Black experience.

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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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