Join us for Hollywood on State: A Red Carpet Celebration


Hollywood on State: A Red Carpet Celebration


Sun, Mar 2nd at 6:00pm
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Chicago’s longest-running
awards show viewing party!

  1. Hollywood on State:
  2. A Red Carpet Celebration

Join us for glamour, gourmet food and libations, and watch the Awards on the Big Screen!

Doors open at 6:00. The 86th Academy Awards® HD Telecast begins at 7:30 p.m.

This year the Gene Siskel Film Center is proud to be recognizing Five Chicago filmmakers and a festival dedicated to celebrating filmmaking in the Midwest. The filmmakers are Pamela Sherrod Anderson, Xan Aranda, Stephen Cone, Ky Dickens, Maria Finitzo and the festival is Mike McNamara’s Midwest Independent Film Festival.

Cocktail Attire • Valet Parking Available


$100 General Admission | $200 VIP (reserved seating)

For more information and to RSVP, call 312.846.2072
Tickets for this event cannot be purchased online at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

This event is not sponsored by or affiliated with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

86th Academy Awards® Nominations Panel


Thu, Jan 16th at 4:30pm
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  1. 86th Academy Awards® Nominations Panel

Thanks to everyone who joined us for this fantastic panel discussion!

We'd like to give a big "Thank You" to our panelistsAlison Cuddy (WBEZ), J.R. Jones (Chicago Reader), Michael Phillips (Chicago Tribune), Steve Prokopy (Ain’t It Cool News), and Ignatiy Vishnevetsky (MUBI, The A.V. Club and, and our moderator Betsy Steinberg of the Illinois Film Office!

Extra special thanks to our panel reception sponsors: the Chicago Reader and Lavazza Espression!

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