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.


New digital restoration!

The Fallen Idol

1948, Carol Reed, UK, 94 min. With Ralph Richardson, Bobby Henrey.

Film series: Brit Noir


  • Fri, Nov 18th 6:00pm
  • Sat, Nov 19th 3:00pm
  • Wed, Nov 23rd 6:00pm

NOVEMBER 18: This screening is a Movie Club event facilitated by J. R. Jones, lead film critic for the Chicago Reader and author of The Lives of Robert Ryan.

Chicago premiere!

Miss Hokusai

百日紅 / Sarusuberi: Miss Hokusai

2015, Keichi Hara, Japan, 93 min.


  • Fri, Oct 21st 6:00pm
  • Sat, Oct 22nd 2:45pm
  • Sun, Oct 23rd 5:00pm
  • Mon, Oct 24th 7:45pm
  • Tue, Oct 25th 6:00pm
  • Wed, Oct 26th 6:00pm
  • Thu, Oct 27th 8:15pm
  • Fri, Oct 28th 2:00pm
  • Fri, Oct 28th 6:00pm
  • Sat, Oct 29th 3:00pm
  • Sun, Oct 30th 2:00pm
  • Mon, Oct 31st 6:00pm
  • Tue, Nov 1st 8:15pm
  • Wed, Nov 2nd 6:00pm
  • Thu, Nov 3rd 8:15pm

OCTOBER 26: This screening is a Movie Club event facilitated by anime & video game critic Hiroko Yamamura, former Editor in Chief of Japanator.com and writer for Otaku USA Magazine.