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.


Author Peter Ascoli in person!


2015, Aviva Kempner, USA, 96 min.


  • Sat, Jan 2nd 2:00pm
  • Sun, Jan 3rd 4:30pm
  • Mon, Jan 4th 6:00pm
  • Tue, Jan 5th 7:45pm
  • Wed, Jan 6th 6:00pm
  • Thu, Jan 7th 7:30pm

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6 at 6 PM: A Movie Club event, facilitated by Peter Ascoli, Julius Rosenwald's grandson and author of Julius Rosenwald: The Man Who Built Sears, Roebuck and Advanced the Cause of Black Education in the American South.

Chicago premiere!

Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel García Márquez

Gabo, la magia de lo real

2015, Justin Weber, Spain, 90 min.


  • Fri, Dec 11th 2:00pm
  • Sun, Dec 13th 3:00pm
  • Mon, Dec 14th 6:00pm
  • Wed, Dec 16th 6:00pm

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16: Tonight's screening is a Movie Club event facilitated by Andrea Sáenz, First Deputy Commissioner for the Chicago Public Library.