Thursday, May 24 – Thursday, May 31

Always check for last-minute changes. Our information comes from exhibitor websites, printed programs, programmers, and projectionists. We strive for accuracy, but things can move fast in filmland!


Weeklong Runs

Music Box Theatre
2001:A Space Odyssey — Stanley Kubrick — 1968 — 142 min
70mm from Warner Brothers
New Print with DTS sound. See website for showtimes.

Thur 5/24

7:00 PM
Block Cinema : The Cinema of Bahman Ghobadi
Turtles Can Fly — Bahman Ghobadi — 2004 — 98 min
35mm
Filmmaker in person

9:15 PM
Doc Films : Loss of Identity in Cinema
Magic — Richard Attenborough — 1978 — 107 min
35mm

Fri 5/25

7:00 PM
Film Studies Center(at Logan Center for the Arts) : Cats, Bats, Rats, and Roses: Films for Spring Fever
• Rat Life and Diet in North America — Joyce Wieland— 1968 — 16 min — 16mm from Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre
• Fats Waller – Ain’t Misbehaving — 3 min — 16mm from the Film Studies Center
• Echoes of Bats and Men[pictured] — Jo Dery — 2005 — 7 min — 16mm from the filmmaker
• Ricky and Rocky — Tom Palazzolo — 1972 — 15 min — 16mm from the filmmaker
• Walk for Walk — Amy Lockhart — 2005 — 10 min — 16mm from Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre
• All My Life — Bruce Baillie — 1966 — 3 min — 16mm from Canyon Cinema
• Plus two 16mm musical shorts from the Chicago Film Society’s collections

7:00 PM, 9:30 PM
Doc Films : Programmers’ Picks
A Night at the Opera — Sam Wood, Edmund Golding — 1935 — 96 min
35mm


Sat 5/26

11:30 AM
Music Box Theatre : Staff Picks
Phenomena — Dario Argento — 1985 — 82 min
35mm from American Genre Film Archive
82 Min US Cut titled “Creepers”

5:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center : Philippe Garrel Series
The Inner Scar — Philippe Garrel — 1972 — 60 min
35mm from The Film Desk

8:00 PM
Chicago Film Archives(at Chicago Filmmakers) : CFA Out of the Vault: Personal Perspectives on the Vietnam War
• 1-A – Jeffrey Lieber, Michael Sherlock, and Margaret Stenberg — 8 min — 1970
• William G. Clark “William G. Clark for U.S. Senator” — 1968 — 1 min
• The 2-Year Machine — David Alexovich — 1970 — 6 min
• 8 Flags for 99 Cents — Chuck Olin and Joel Katz — 1970 — 26 min — 16mm from Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre
**All 16mm from Chicago Film Archives**


Sun 5/27

11:30 AM
Music Box Theatre : Staff Picks
Phenomena — Dario Argento — 1985 — 82 min
35mm from American Genre Film Archive
82 Min US Cut titled “Creepers”

1:30 PM
Doc Films : Programmers’ Picks
A Night at the Opera — Sam Wood, Edmund Golding — 1935 — 96 min
35mm


Mon 5/28

6:00 PM
Chicago Film Society at Music Box Theatre : 70mm Shorts Showcase II
• International Thrill Show — 1983 — 70mm with magnetic sound from private collector
• A Year Along the Abandoned Road — Morten Skallerud — 1991 — 70mm DTS from Panavision
• Tanakh Bibelen al-Quran— Ole Mads Sirks Vevle — 2007 — 70mm DTS from Norwegian Film Institute
• Great is My Country — 1958 — 70mm with magnetic sound from CFS collections
• plus rare 70mm clips, trailers, and more


Tues 5/29

7:00 PM
Doc Films : A Michael Haneke Retrospective
Amour — Michael Haneke — 2012 — 127 min
35mm from Sony Pictures Classics


Wed 5/30

1:00 PM, 7:00 PM
Northbrook Public Library : Classic Film Series
Ghost — Jerry Zucker — 1990 — 1129 min
35mm

7:30 PM
Chicago Film Society at NEIU
Gabbeh — Mohsen Makhmalbaf — 1996 — 75 min
35mm from CFS Collections
Preceded by “The Red Thread” (Larry Gottheim, 1987) – 17 min – 16mm

8:30 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center : Philippe Garrel Series
The Inner Scar — Philippe Garrel — 1972 — 60 min
35mm from The Film Desk

Thur 5/31

7:00 PM
Block Cinema : Hank Willis Thomas: Different Image
They Live — John Carpenter — 1988 — 94 min
35mm from Universal

7:00 PM
Doc Films : Love is a Matter of Timing…
The Unbearable Lightness of Being — Philip Kaufman — 1988 — 171 min
35mm from Park Circus

10:15 PM
Doc Films : Loss of Identity in Cinema
Invasion of the Body Snatchers — Philip Kaufman — 1978 — 115 min
35mm from Park Circus