Everyone's in the club! Just by attending the monthly Movie Club film and participating in the conversation, you are in! Each month we invite all audience members to join informal conversations led — but not monopolized — by carefully selected facilitators.

PREVIOUSLY

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.

First Chicago run!

Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe

Vor der Morgenröte

2016, Maria Schrader, Austria/Germany, 106 min. With Josef Hader, Barbara Sukowa.

Showtimes:

  • Fri, Jul 21st 2:00pm
  • Fri, Jul 21st 7:45pm
  • Sat, Jul 22nd 3:00pm
  • Sun, Jul 23rd 5:15pm
  • Mon, Jul 24th 7:45pm
  • Tue, Jul 25th 6:00pm
  • Wed, Jul 26th 7:45pm
  • Thu, Jul 27th 6:00pm

Wednesday, July 26: This screening is a Movie Club event facilitated by Sara Hall, Associate Professor in the Department of Germanic Studies at UIC.