CURRENT & ONGOING

French Auteurs:

Restorations, Rarities, and Reevaluations

May 6 - June 2

A series of eight films highlighting major directors from postwar French cinema: René Clément, Agnès Varda, Claude Sautet, and Jean-Pierre Melville. All films are presented in recent digital restorations.

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UPCOMING

Czech That Film 2016

June 3 - 30

Provocative premieres in a variety of genres – ranging from crime drama to puppet animation – make up this series of eight recent Czech films, two featuring guests in person.

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The Volcanic Anna Magnani

June 3 - July 12

A series of twelve films honoring the greatest Italian actress of the postwar period. Ten of the twelve films will be screened in 35mm, several in rarely shown archival prints loaned by Istituto Luce Cinecittà.

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Human Rights Watch 2016

June 6, 13, 20

Three films showcasing the heroic stories of activists and survivors from all over the world who are facing human rights issues. Filmmakers in person for discussion at all screenings.

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No Borders:

Contemporary Latin American Cinema

Coming this autumn!

Our next lecture series, with Tuesday talks by Daniel R. Quiles, Assistant Professor of Art History, Theory & Criticism 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