The Gene Siskel Film Center is proud to again partner with the 58th Chicago International Film Festivalto present nineteen feature films from around the world, ranging from moving, life-affirming dramas to eye-opening documentaries. Catch this year's festival on the big screen at the Film Center and other venues around Chicago.
We're kicking off our new Cine Latine program with a special series honoring acclaimed Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro! Join us October 7 - 13 for five of del Toro's wondrous and fantastical works on the big screen. Each screening in this series will be preceded by a short film made by a local, Latine-identifying filmmaker.
One hundred years after his birth and nearly fifty years after his death, the films of Pier Paolo Pasolini continue to shock and provoke audiences. Pasolini challenged the boundaries of filmmaking, self expression, and censorship, leaving him with a legacy of distinctive and singular work.
Celebrate select works from Tsai Ming-Liang, one of the most prominent film directors of the new cinema movement in Taiwan. Plus, join us for an in-person lecture with Tsai Ming-Liang followed by an audience Q&A on October 3.
Organized by the Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation in partnership with the Gene Siskel Film Center and the Video Data Bank, Conversations at the Edge is an ongoing series of screenings, performances, and talks by groundbreaking media artists.