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For the Love of Movies

Today, while you are sheltering in place, we ask you to consider donating what you might have spent on an evening at the Film Center. Make a fully tax-deductible donation of the price of a movie ticket—$12—or perhaps a movie for two—$24. These may all seem like small amounts, but trust us, your contributions add up and will go a long way towards sustaining our operations. Please consider donating the price of a ticket today.

MAKE A DONATION

Consider making a tax-deductible donation of any amount to the Gene Siskel Film Center today. Donations over $1500 come with a complimentary Executive Producer Membership, entitling you to free entry for two to Film Center screenings for a year.

Donate to the Barbara Scharres Programming Fund

After more than 45 years of service, Barbara Scharres will retire from her position as director of programming on December 31. In honor of her illustrious career, we have established The Barbara Scharres Programming Fund, which will be dedicated to bringing the best of international films to Film Center audiences. To support the fund, select the fund option in the contribution section of our donation form. 

MAKE A DONATION


PURCHASE OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP

The purchase or renewal of your membership entitles you to an exciting array of perks and helps support our year-round programming efforts. The price of membership is also partially tax deductible. Membership activation dates will be postponed until the Film Center reopens, and we will send your cards when our staff are back in office.

PURCHASE A MEMBERSHIP