‘Tis the season for giving, and what’s better than giving your loved ones than the gift of movies. New holiday gift bundles, gift memberships, and more now available for purchase at the Gene Siskel Film Center or online. Shop holiday gifts.
In MONSTER (KAIBUTSU), Film Center favorite Hirokazu Koreeda again demonstrates his keen and compassionate talent for depicting the interiorities of children and the complexities of families in this tender and profound drama. Scored by the late, legendary composer Ryuichi Sakamoto. Learn more here.
Soak in iconic scores from legendary Japanese composer, Ryuichi Sakamoto. Featuring Nagisa Ōshima, Pedro Almodóvar and Bernardo Bertolucci on 35mm; THE REVENANT; and Koreeda's latest film, MONSTER. View full series here.
With the delectable MENUS PLAISIRS - LES TROISGROS, incomparable American documentarian Frederick Wiseman crafts a mouth-watering portrait of the family-run, three-star Michelin restaurant La Maison Troisgros in rural France. Come hungry! Learn more here.
Join us as we review the best and biggest films from 2023––from favorite titles that graced the Film Center’s screens, to movies that thrilled audiences across the country. As the days left on 2023’s calendar slip past, BE KIND, REWIND invites you to consider how these films reveal not just the movies of the year, but 2023 itself. View full series.
Read the double issue of our November/December Gazette that includes the 29th Black Harvest Film Festival program guide. Read online now and pick up a copy at your next visit to the Film Center. Read Now!
Our fall Lecture Series, hosted by Professor Daniel Eisenberg celebrates 30 years of essential contributions to moving-image culture that alums from the Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation (FVNMA) at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) have produced. View full series.