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!

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.

Newly restored 35mm print!

Beauty and the Beast

La Belle et la Bête

1946, Jean Cocteau, France, 95 min. With Jean Marais, Josette Day.

Showtimes:

  • Fri, Apr 8th 2:00pm
  • Fri, Apr 8th 6:00pm
  • Sat, Apr 9th 3:00pm
  • Sun, Apr 10th 3:00pm
  • Mon, Apr 11th 6:00pm
  • Wed, Apr 13th 8:15pm

APRIL 11: The 6:00 pm is a Movie Club event facilitated by critic Patrick McDonald. Patrick McDonald has been a film critic and entertainment writer for for eight years, and currently appears on HollywoodChicago.com and Film Autonomy.com. He has been chief tour guide for the Chicago Film Tour for seven seasons, and is a member of the Chicago Film Critics association.