Current & Ongoing Series

Conversations At The Edge - Fall 2018

September 13 - November 15

A dynamic weekly series of screenings, artist talks, and performances by some of the most compelling media artists of yesterday and today, organized by the School of the Art Institute's Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation in collaboration with the Film Center.

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Bergman 100

July 6 – October 3

A centenary celebration of the Swedish director who for many filmgoers epitomized the cinema's potential as a serious art form.

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The Western: How It Was Never One

August 31 - December 11

This Autumn's Screening/Lecture series focuses on how the Western cinematic genre explicitly expresses politics and ideologies, with weekly Tuesday lectures by Jon Cates, Associate Professor of Film, Video, New Video and Animation at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Upcoming Series

Black Harvest Encores

October 6 - 27

We present four of the most popular films from August's 24th Annual Black Harvest Film Festival, playing every Saturday in October at 8:15 pm.

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Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers

October 6 - 29

"A wonderful series...a thrilling look at the variety of films made by women, most before they won the right to vote." - Manohla Dargis, The New York Times

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Irish American Movie Hooley 2018

September 28 - 30

The hooley is just another name for a good shindig, and, with filmmakers present for discussion at all screenings, stimulating conversation and lively debate are guaranteed as we present three films celebrating the passion, humor, and swagger of the Irish diaspora.

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National Theatre Live

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

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