22nd Black Harvest Film Festival

August 5 - September 1

Celebrating the best in contemporary independent filmmaking exploring the stories, images, heritage, and history of the black experience in the U.S. and around the world.

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Crime à la Française: Six Imported Prints

August 6 - 25

Six classic French films centered on crime and criminals, all in archival 35mm prints and featuring icons of French tough-guy style Jean Gabin, Jean-Paul Belmondo, and Lino Ventura.

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National Theatre Live

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

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Recently Restored

September 2 - October 5

Showcasing recent achievements in digital film restoration.

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No Borders:

Contemporary Latin American Cinema

September 3 - December 13

Our Autumn lecture series, with Tuesday talks by Daniel R. Quiles, Associate Professor of Art History, Theory & Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Conversations at the Edge Autumn 2016

Autumn 2016

A weekly series of screenings, performances, and talks by groundbreaking media artists, 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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2nd Annual Irish American Movie Hooley

September 30 - October 2

Dedicated to discovering talented filmmakers whose work celebrates the passion, humor, and swagger of the Irish diaspora.

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