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

First Chicago run!

Our Last Tango

Un tango más

2015, German Kral, Argentina/Germany, 85 min. With María Nieves Rego, Juan Carlos Copes.

Showtimes:

  • Fri, Jun 17th 2:00pm
  • Fri, Jun 17th 6:00pm
  • Sat, Jun 18th 7:45pm
  • Sun, Jun 19th 4:45pm
  • Mon, Jun 20th 8:00pm
  • Tue, Jun 21st 8:15pm
  • Wed, Jun 22nd 6:15pm
  • Thu, Jun 23rd 8:15pm
  • Fri, Jun 24th 6:00pm
  • Sat, Jun 25th 7:45pm
  • Sun, Jun 26th 5:00pm
  • Mon, Jun 27th 6:15pm
  • Tue, Jun 28th 7:45pm
  • Wed, Jun 29th 8:00pm
  • Thu, Jun 30th 6:15pm

JUNE 22: This screening is a Movie Club event, facilitated by Jorge Niedas, co-founder and Artistic Director of Tango 21 and Tango 21 Dance Theater. Jorge Niedas was trained in classical ballet at Instituto Superior del Arte del Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires. He has performed in several institutions in the United States, including the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Jorge introduced Argentine Tango to the Chicago community in the '90s. Since then he has been teaching, choreographing, and performing Argentine Tango in Chicago. He is also co-founder and Artistic Director of Dance Art, a non-profit organization which aims to provide dance instruction to children that are part of outreach programs in the city of Chicago.

First Chicago run!

Francofonia

2015, Aleksandr Sokurov, France, 88 min. With Louis-Do de Lencquesaing, Benjamin Utzerath.

Showtimes:

  • Fri, May 6th 2:00pm
  • Fri, May 6th 8:00pm
  • Sat, May 7th 3:00pm
  • Sat, May 7th 7:30pm
  • Sun, May 8th 5:30pm
  • Tue, May 10th 8:15pm
  • Wed, May 11th 6:00pm
  • Thu, May 12th 8:15pm
  • Fri, May 13th 8:00pm
  • Sat, May 14th 5:15pm
  • Mon, May 16th 7:45pm
  • Tue, May 17th 6:00pm
  • Wed, May 18th 8:15pm
  • Thu, May 19th 6:00pm

MAY 17: The 6:00 pm screening on Tue., May 17, is a Movie Club event facilitated by P.D. Young, an Adjunct Lecturer at the Art Institute of Chicago. He graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with a Masters in Art History in 2011 where his thesis explored a scene of the animals at the circus in Robert Bresson's au Hasard, Balthazar. Though he has lectured widely on modern and contemporary art, he is particularly interested in the intersection of museums and cinema.