Annual Festivals

AUGUST 2015

The Black Harvest Film Festival is Chicago's Black film festival and the Gene Siskel Film Center's most vibrant annual showcase of new work from the African diaspora.


JANUARY 2016

Our annual showcase for the new and unusual in the world of documentary filmmaking.


FEBRUARY 2016

A view of contemporary Persian culture through the eyes of Iran's filmmakes.


MARCH 2016

The largest showcase in North America for the cinema of the European Union nations.


APRIL 2016

A platform for new work by established and emerging Asian American filmmakers.


APRIL 2016

A collaboration with the Chicago Palestine Film Festival to present a festival representing the spirit and mood of contemporary Palestinian life.