CURRENT & ONGOING

27th Annual Festival of Films from Iran

February 4 - 25

This longest-running showcase for Iranian cinema in North America provides an ever-changing view on contemporary Persian culture through the eyes of Iran’s inventive filmmakers.

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Marcel Pagnol: City and Country

February 11 - March 1

“Marcel Pagnol: City and Country,” features the two most famous works associated with the French author/filmmaker.

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Incomparable Isabelle

February 10 - March 2

Isabelle Huppert’s acclaimed performances in two films released back-to-back in 2016 have crowned an illustrious career and consolidated her status as the cinema’s greatest working actor.

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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

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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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