fbpx Sci-Fi Movie Night with the Gene Siskel Film Center and Chicago Public Library Foundation | Gene Siskel Film Center

Sci-Fi Movie Night with the Gene Siskel Film Center and Chicago Public Library Foundation

The Chicago Public Library Foundation Associate Board and Gene Siskel Film Center’s Associate Producers are proud to present Movie Night: BLADE RUNNER: FINAL CUT!

Please join us for a spirited evening featuring a special screening of the 1982 film BLADE RUNNER: FINAL CUT, followed by a post-screening reception. Don’t let this moment be lost like tears in the rain!

Event Details

Date: May 15, 2019
Time: 6:00pm – 9:30pm
Location: The Gene Siskel Film Center 164 N State St Chicago, IL 60601
Tickets: $30, $35 at the door Ticket price includes movie, small bites, popcorn, and beverages including wine and beer. Online ticket sales close at noon on May 15. If available, at-the-door tickets will be $35.

Proceeds from ticket and raffle sales benefit education programs at Chicago Public Library—such as early literacy services, free homework help for kids, and mentors and digital media resources for teens—and The Gene Siskel Film Center’s educational initiatives, and inclusive year-round film programming.

About the film

Inspired by Philip K. Dick's, "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep", directed by Ridley Scott, and written by Hampton Fancher and David Peoples this cyberpunk cult-classic follows the story of Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) as he hunts down a group of fugitive androids called replicants.