CURRENT & ONGOING

20th Annual Chicago European Union Film Festival

The 20th 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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New Sensory Cinema

January 27 - May 9

A series of films offering a provocation of the senses — devotion, entrapment, obliteration, ecstasy, possession — in which the filmmaker pushes against the boundaries of genre to propose new cinematic forms. With Tuesday lectures by Melika Bass

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Conversations at the Edge Spring 2017

Spring 2017

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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UPCOMING

Lois Weber: Pioneer Progressive Filmmaker

April 1 - 29

A series of five features and three shorts by Lois Weber, the preeminent female filmmaker of the first half-century or so of film history.

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22nd Annual Asian American Showcase

March 31 - April 12

Enjoy the freewheeling diversity of independent dramas and documentaries, including selected screenings with filmmakers in person at the 22nd edition of Asian American Showcase.

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Chicago Palestine Film Festival

April 15 - May 4

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 and to representing the spirit and mood of contemporary Palestinian life.

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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