Special Events

A list of upcoming Special Events.

The Last Dalai Lama?

Film Series: Runs & Limited Engagements

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Director Mickey Lemle is scheduled to appear for audience discussion on Friday 10/13 (8:30 PM), Saturday 10/14 (5:30 PM), and Sunday 10/15 (2:30 PM).

Waltz With Bashir

Film Series : Making 'Em Move: A History of Animation

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Tuesday, October 17: Lecture by film historian Donald Crafton, Professor Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame.

The Real-Fake

Film Series : Conversations at the Edge Fall 2017

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Artist LaTurbo Avedon and curators Rachel Clarke and Claudia Hart are scheduled to appear for audience discussion.

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

Film Series: Runs & Limited Engagements

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Wednesday, October 25 at 6 PM: This screening is a Movie Club event, with discussion moderated by Ken Dunn, founder of the Chicago Resource Center.

Sidemen: Long Road To Glory

Film Series: Runs & Limited Engagements

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Friday, October 20 & Saturday, October 21: Director Scott D. Rosenbaum, producers Tony Grazia and Jasin Cadic, and special guest Javik Smith are scheduled to appear. Steve Prokopy, Film Critic for Third Coast Review, will moderate the post-screening discussion on Saturday.

Syndromes and a Century

Film Series : Apichatpong Weerasethakul: Spirit and Enigma

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A discussion after the Sunday screening will be led by Melika Bass, Assistant Professor of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Persepolis

Film Series : Making 'Em Move: A History of Animation

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Tuesday, October 24: Lecture by film historian Donald Crafton, Professor Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame.

Tense Nature: The Changeover System

Film Series : Conversations at the Edge Fall 2017

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Sandra Gibson, Luis Recoder, and Brian Case are scheduled to appear for audience discussion.

Revolutions of the Night: The Enigma of Henry Darger

Film Series: Runs & Limited Engagements

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Director Mark Stokes will be present for audience discussion on Saturday.

The Boxtrolls

Film Series : Making 'Em Move: A History of Animation

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Tuesday, October 31: Lecture by film historian Donald Crafton, Professor Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame.

Alex Gerbaulet: Digging Deep

Film Series : Conversations at the Edge Fall 2017

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Alex Gerbaulet is scheduled to appear for audience discussion.

Princess Cyd

Film Series: Runs & Limited Engagements

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Producers Grace Hahn and actor Malic White are scheduled to appear for audience discussion on Friday 11/3; Hahn and producer Madison Ginsberg, on Saturday 11/4; and director Stephen Cone, on Wednesday 11/8 and Thursday 11/9.

The Illusionist

Film Series : Making 'Em Move: A History of Animation

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Tuesday, November 7: Lecture by film historian Donald Crafton, Professor Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame.

Nelson Algren Live

Film Series: Runs & Limited Engagements

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Sunday, November 5: Author/actor Barry Gifford and publisher/producer Dan Simon are scheduled to appear for audience discussion moderated by critic Rob Christopher.

The Films of Ana Mendieta

Film Series : Conversations at the Edge Fall 2017

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Scholar Rachel Weiss and film archivist Raquel Cecilia Mendieta are scheduled to appear for audience discussion.

All The Queen's Horses

Film Series: Runs & Limited Engagements

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Director Kelly Richmond Pope is scheduled to appear for audience discussion on November 10 (8 pm only), 11, 12, 13, 15, and 19. The audience is invited to a reception sponsored by Kartemquin Films following the show on November 10. The Wednesday, November 15 screening is a Movie Club event.

Requiem For A Running Back

Film Series: Runs & Limited Engagements

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Director Rebecca Carpenter and producer Sara Dee will introduce the film on Friday 11/10. Sara Dee, Dr. Julian Bailes (tentatively), Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Maraniss, and former San Francisco 49er Chris Borland are scheduled to appear for audience discussion on Saturday. 11/11

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Film Series : Making 'Em Move: A History of Animation

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Tuesday, November 14: Lecture by film historian Donald Crafton, Professor Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame.

Sondra Perry: Performance and Video

Film Series : Conversations at the Edge Fall 2017

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Sondra Perry is scheduled to appear for audience discussion.

Spirited Away

Film Series : Making 'Em Move: A History of Animation

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Tuesday, November 21: Lecture by film historian Donald Crafton, Professor Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame.

Gilbert

Film Series: Runs & Limited Engagements

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On Sunday 11/26, Gilbert Gottfried is scheduled to appear via Skype for audience discussion, moderated by Steve Prokopy, Film Critic for Third Coast Review.

The Red Turtle

Film Series : Making 'Em Move: A History of Animation

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Tuesday, November 28: Lecture by film historian Donald Crafton, Professor Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame.

Coco Fusco: Cuba Portraits

Film Series : Conversations at the Edge Fall 2017

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Coco Fusco is scheduled to appear for audience discussion.