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.

All CATE events will have real-time captions (CART). For other accessibility requests, please visit or contact

All CATE programs are free for SAIC students. Unless otherwise noted, SAIC student tickets are released five days prior to showtime. Tickets must be picked up in person from the Gene Siskel Film Center box office. A student ID is required.