Everyone likes to talk about movies, so let’s keep the conversation going! The Gene Siskel Film Center will get everyone talking with monthly film conversations. Audiences are invited to informal conversations led by—but not monopolized by—carefully selected facilitators.

PREVIOUSLY

Chicago premiere!

Dolores

2017, Peter Bratt, USA, 98 min.

Showtimes:

  • Fri, Sep 22nd 2:00pm
  • Fri, Sep 22nd 8:15pm
  • Sat, Sep 23rd 3:00pm
  • Sun, Sep 24th 5:15pm
  • Mon, Sep 25th 6:00pm
  • Tue, Sep 26th 8:15pm
  • Wed, Sep 27th 7:45pm
  • Thu, Sep 28th 6:00pm

Wednesday, September 27 at 7:45 PM: This screening is a Movie Club facilitated by Analía Rodríguez, Executive Director, Latino Union of Chicago.

Chicago premieres! Chicago Connection! Filmmakers in person!

Shorts Program: Women of Color

2016-17, Various directors, USA, 85 min.

Showtimes:

  • Wed, Aug 9th 6:00pm
  • Thu, Aug 10th 8:15pm

Wednesday, August 9 at 6 PM: Director Will Robbins, executive producer Asher Turney, writer/producer Meleisha Edwards, and cast member Mykie Fisher of IN THE SPOTLIGHT; director Maisha R. Carter of ON THE VERGE OF MOTION; and director Mary-Lyn Chambers, producer Monica Lawson, and cast member Renda Pettis of THE PLURAL OF BLOOD are scheduled to appear for audience discussion on Wednesday. This screening is a Movie Club event. The discussion will be held at the Gene Siskel Film Center with food provided by Rosebud Prime. The discussion will be facilitated by Bonnie DeShong, Director of Community Relations for the DuSable Museum of African American History.

Thursday, August 10 at 8:15 PM: Director Maisha R. Carter or ON THE VERGE OF MOTION; director Mary-Lyn Chambers, producer Monica Lawson, and cast member Renda Pettis of THE PLURAL OF BLOOD; and writer/producer Meleisha Edwards of IN THE SPOTLIGHT are scheduled to appear for audience discussion. PLUS: From 7 PM to 8 PM, there will be a pre-screening wine tasting and artist talk in the gallery/cafe with writer/producer Meleisha Edwards of IN THE SPOTLIGHT sponsored by 57th Street Wines. All ticket holders are invited.