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Current & Ongoing Series

Orson Welles: The Other Side of the Argument

January 25 - May 7

Lecturer: Jonathan Rosenbaum

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Fringe Benefits

We inaugurate a new 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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Conversations at the Edge Spring 2019

Spring 2019

Conversations at the Edge is a weekly series of screenings, performances, and talks by groundbreaking media artists. The program is organized by the Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in collaboration with the Gene Siskel Film Center and the Video Data Bank.

For more, visit www.saic.edu/cate.

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Upcoming Series

The 24th Annual Asian American Showcase

April 5 - 17

The Gene Siskel Film Center and the Foundation for Asian American Independent Media (FAAIM) present the 24th edition of "Asian American Showcase," April 5 through 17. Enjoy the freewheeling diversity of independent dramas, comedies, and documentaries, including selected screenings with filmmakers in person.

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The 18th Annual Chicago Palestine Film Festival

April 20 - May 2

From April 20 through May 2, the Gene Siskel Film Center collaborates with the Chicago Palestine Film Festival to present the eighteenth annual festival representing the spirit and mood of contemporary Palestinian life.

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