Journeys Through French Cinema

July 14 - August 2

In conjunction with our first-run engagement of Bertrand Tavernier's MY JOURNEY THROUGH FRENCH CINEMA (July 7-13), from July 14 through August 2 we present a series of nine French classics that are highlighted in Tavernier's film.

Buy a ticket at our regular prices for the first "Journeys Through French Cinema" film on any applicable Saturday this month, and get a ticket for the second "Journeys Through French Cinema" film that day at the discounted rate with proof of your original purchase: General Admission $7; Students $5; Members $4. (This discount rate applies to the second feature only. Discount available in person at the box office only.)


First Chicago run!

My Journey Through French Cinema

2016, Bertrand Tavernier, France, 193 min.


  • Fri, Jul 7th 2:00pm
  • Sat, Jul 8th 4:45pm
  • Sun, Jul 9th 2:00pm
  • Tue, Jul 11th 6:30pm
  • Thu, Jul 13th 6:30pm

Grand Illusion

La Grande Illusion

1937, Jean Renoir, France, 114 min. With Jean Gabin, Erich von Stroheim.


  • Fri, Jul 14th 2:00pm
  • Sat, Jul 15th 3:00pm

Le jour se lève


1939, Marcel Carné, France, 93 min. With Jean Gabin, Arletty.


  • Sat, Jul 15th 5:15pm
  • Mon, Jul 17th 6:00pm

The Rules of the Game

La règle du jeu

1939, Jean Renoir, France, 110 min. With Marcel Dalio, Nora Gregor.


  • Sun, Jul 16th 3:00pm
  • Wed, Jul 19th 6:00pm

Léon Morin, Priest

Léon Morin, prêtre

1961, Jean-Pierre Melville, France, 130 min. With Jean-Paul Belmondo, Emmanuelle Riva.


  • Sat, Jul 22nd 3:00pm
  • Thu, Jul 27th 6:00pm

Casque d'or

1952, Jacques Becker, France, 95 min. With Simone Signoret, Serge Reggiani.


  • Sat, Jul 22nd 5:30pm
  • Tue, Jul 25th 6:00pm

Les choses de la vie

The Things of Life

1970, Claude Sautet, France, 89 min. With Michel Piccoli, Romy Schneider.


  • Sun, Jul 23rd 1:45pm
  • Mon, Jul 24th 6:00pm

Children of Paradise

Les Enfants du Paradis

1945, Marcel Carné, France, 190 min. With Jean-Louis Barrault, Arletty.


  • Fri, Jul 28th 2:00pm
  • Sun, Jul 30th 2:00pm
  • Tue, Aug 1st 6:30pm

Cléo from 5 to 7

Cléo de 5 à 7

1962, Agnès Varda, France, 89 min. With Corinne Marchand, Antoine Bourseiller.


  • Sat, Jul 29th 3:00pm
  • Mon, Jul 31st 6:00pm

Pierrot le fou

1965, Jean-Luc Godard, France, 110 min. With Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina.


  • Sat, Jul 29th 4:45pm
  • Wed, Aug 2nd 6:00pm