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! Movie Club Wednesday!

Jenny's Wedding

2015, Mary Agnes Donoghue, USA, 95 min. With Katherine Heigl, Tom Wilkinson.

Showtimes:

  • Fri, Sep 18th 2:00pm
  • Fri, Sep 18th 8:15pm
  • Sat, Sep 19th 3:00pm
  • Sun, Sep 20th 5:00pm
  • Mon, Sep 21st 8:00pm
  • Tue, Sep 22nd 6:00pm
  • Wed, Sep 23rd 6:00pm
  • Thu, Sep 24th 8:00pm

SEPTEMBER 23: The 6:00 pm screening on Wednesday, September 23, is a Movie Club event, facilitated by Jim Bennett, Midwest Regional Director of Lambda Legal. He has played an instrumental role in marriage equality in Iowa and Illinois and continues to advocate for gay equality on all fronts. A graduate of the Second City Conservatory, Bennett performs sketch comedy and is a Moth GrandSLAM Champion. Join us for a post-screening conversation and a complimentary cocktail at Virgin Hotels Chicago, 203 N. Wabash. Movie ticket required for entry.

Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti in person!

BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez

2015, Barbara Attie, Janet Goldwater, and Sabrina Schmidt Gordon, USA, 90 min.

Showtimes:

  • Tue, Aug 11th 6:15pm
  • Wed, Aug 12th 8:15pm

AUGUST 11: Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti, award-winning poet, leader of the Black Arts Movement, and long-time friend of Sonia Sanchez, will be present for audience discussion at the Tuesday screening. The Tuesday screening is a Movie Club event, facilitated by WBEZ91.5 host and media personality Richard Steele.