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Current & Ongoing Series

25th Anniversary Black Harvest Film Festival

From August 3 through 29, the Gene Siskel Film Center welcomes you to the 25th Anniversary Black Harvest Film Festival. Your support of films celebrating Black life, Black stories, and Black culture around the world has brought us to this milestone year! Our anniversary festival presents a bountiful harvest of seventeen new feature films—fictional and documentary—plus scores of new short films, and personal appearances by more than forty filmmakers, including producers, directors, and actors.

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July 5 - August 1

From July 5 to August 1, the Gene Siskel Film Center presents Screwball!, a series of eight key films in the Hollywood comedy genre that subverted conventional notions of screen romance for the sake of wringing laughs out of the breakdown of gender and class divisions.

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Fringe Benefits

We continue the mostly monthly series dedicated to provocative and outré films that have galvanized audiences and critics alike, incited passionate conversation, and inspired devoted cult followings among adventurous cinephiles.

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National Theatre Live

The groundbreaking best of British theater, straight from the London stage.

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