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

U.S. theatrical premiere! Filmmakers in person!

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

2016, Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack, USA, 114 min.

Showtimes:

  • Fri, Sep 16th 2:00pm
  • Fri, Sep 16th 6:00pm
  • Fri, Sep 16th 8:15pm
  • Sat, Sep 17th 1:00pm
  • Sat, Sep 17th 5:15pm
  • Sun, Sep 18th 3:00pm
  • Sun, Sep 18th 5:15pm
  • Mon, Sep 19th 6:00pm
  • Mon, Sep 19th 8:15pm
  • Tue, Sep 20th 7:45pm
  • Wed, Sep 21st 6:00pm
  • Thu, Sep 22nd 6:00pm
  • Thu, Sep 22nd 8:15pm
  • Fri, Sep 23rd 6:00pm
  • Fri, Sep 23rd 8:15pm
  • Sat, Sep 24th 5:00pm
  • Sat, Sep 24th 8:00pm
  • Sun, Sep 25th 3:00pm
  • Sun, Sep 25th 7:30pm
  • Mon, Sep 26th 8:15pm
  • Tue, Sep 27th 6:00pm
  • Wed, Sep 28th 6:00pm
  • Wed, Sep 28th 8:15pm
  • Thu, Sep 29th 8:15pm

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 at 8:15 PM: Co-directors Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack and director of photography Keith Walker will be present for audience discussion.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 at 5:15 PM: Co-directors Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack and director of photography Keith Walker will be present for audience discussion.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 at 5:15 PM: Co-director Rita Coburn Whack will be present for audience discussion.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 at 8:15 PM: Co-director Rita Coburn Whack will be present for audience discussion.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 at 6:00 PM: This screening is a Movie Club event facilitated by Raymond Lambert, the documentary's executive producer.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 at 6:00 PM: Director of photography Keith Walker will introduce the screening.

Class Divide

2016, Marc Levin, USA, 74 min.

Showtimes:

  • Tue, Aug 23rd 6:00pm

AUGUST 23: This screening is a Movie Club event. Producer Daphne Pinkerson and film subject Hyisheem Calier will be present for an audience discussion after the film. The discussion will be facilitated by Janet Smith, Associate Professor at UIC and Co-Director of the Nathalie P. Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement.