From May 4 through June 4, the Gene Siskel Film Center, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Turkey in Chicago, and the Yunus Emre Enstitusu, the Turkish cultural institute in Washington, D.C., presents five films representing Turkey’s popular cinema. We bookend the series with two engaging new historical dramas, TURKISH ICE CREAM and ÇIÇERO, both U.S. premieres.
Current & Ongoing Series
Czech That Film
June 7 - July 2
From June 7 through July 2, the Gene Siskel Film Center presents Czech That Film in cooperation with the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago. This wide-ranging sampler of the Czech popular cinema includes the picaresque road movie WINTER FLIES, this year’s Czech submission for Oscar consideration; the poignant mother-daughter road movie PATRIMONY; and HASTRMAN, a dark thriller based on contemporary Gothic fiction.