Special Events

A list of upcoming Special Events.

June 7: Support the Film Center at our Annual Gala, featuring Gene Siskel Renaissance Award Honoree Ethan Hawke in a conversation led by actor Vincent D'Onofrio. Click here to learn more.


The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales

Film Series: Runs & Limited Engagements

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The Wednesday, October 31 screening is a family-friendly Movie Club event facilitated by Chicago-based independent animator artist and DePaul animation instructor Lisa Barcy.

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie

Film Series : The Western: How It Was Never One

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Tuesday lecture by Jon Cates, Associate Professor of Film, Video, New Video and Animation at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Animator

Film Series : Black Harvest Encores 2018

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Producer/screenwriter Roberta Jones is scheduled to appear for audience discussion.

Peter Burr: Pattern Language

Film Series : Conversations At The Edge - Fall 2018

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Filmmaker Peter Burr is scheduled to appear for audience discussion.

The Man with the Iron Fists

Film Series : The Western: How It Was Never One

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Tuesday lecture by Jon Cates, Associate Professor of Film, Video, New Video and Animation at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Something New

Film Series : Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers

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Silent films with live piano accompaniment by Dave Drazin.

Frankenstein

Film Series : National Theatre Live

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Come in costume and get a free small popcorn at our concession stand!

Refiguring Binaries

Film Series : Conversations At The Edge - Fall 2018

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Curator Kelani Nichole is scheduled to appear for audience discussion.

3:10 To Yuma

Film Series : The Western: How It Was Never One

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Tuesday lecture by Jon Cates, Associate Professor of Film, Video, New Video and Animation at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Coco Fusco: Cuba Portraits

Film Series : Conversations At The Edge - Fall 2018

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Thursday 11/8: Filmmaker Coco Fusco is scheduled to appear for audience discussion.

Horn From the Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story

Film Series: Runs & Limited Engagements

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Friday 11/9 at 8 PM, Saturday 11/10 at 5 PM, and Sunday 11/11 at 2 PM: Director John Anderson is scheduled to appear for audience discussion, with additional special guests TBA.

Time To Die

Film Series : The Western: How It Was Never One

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Tuesday lecture by Jon Cates, Associate Professor of Film, Video, New Video and Animation at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

鬼鎮 (GHOSTTOWN)

Film Series : Conversations At The Edge - Fall 2018

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Thursday 11/15: Filmmaker jonCates is scheduled to appear for audience discussion.

Zama

Film Series : The Western: How It Was Never One

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Tuesday lecture by Jon Cates, Associate Professor of Film, Video, New Video and Animation at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Free Lunch Society

Film Series: Runs & Limited Engagements

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Director Christian Tod is scheduled to appear for audience discussion.

Meek's Cutoff

Film Series : The Western: How It Was Never One

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Tuesday lecture by Jon Cates, Associate Professor of Film, Video, New Video and Animation at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Inquiring Nuns

Film Series: Runs & Limited Engagements

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Friday 11/30, Saturday 12/1, Wednesday 12/5: Director Gordon Quinn is scheduled to be present for audience discussion on Friday, Saturday, and Wednesday.

The Wednesday, December 5, screening is a Movie Club event.

The War at Home

Film Series: Runs & Limited Engagements

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Friday 11/30 & Saturday 12/1: Co-director Glenn Silber is scheduled to appear for audience discussion on Friday and Saturday.