CURRENT & ONGOING

Mario Bava: The Baroque Beauties of Italian Horror

August 4 - 29

A series of nine suspenseful, darkly erotic, stylishly eccentric horror films by Mario Bava, who brought an incomparably baroque vision to the horror film.

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Black Harvest Film Festival 2017

August 5 - 31, 2017

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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National Theatre Live

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

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UPCOMING

Recently Restored

September 1 - October 5

A series showcasing recent achievements in film restoration.

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Irish American Movie Hooley

September 29 - October 1

Chicago premieres of three films celebrating the passion, humor, and swagger of the Irish diaspora.

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Making 'Em Move: A History of Animation

Coming September 1

A lecture and screening series analyzing animation as a technology, an industrial practice, a cultural signifier, and as a still-evolving genre. With weekly Tuesday lectures by renowned film historian Donald Crafton.

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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