Friday, May 17 – Thursday, May 23

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!


Friday 5/17

7:00 PM
Block Cinema
Watching the Detectives — Chris Kennedy — 2017 — 36 min
16mm from Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto
Screens with Rubber-Coated Steel (digital)

7:00 PM, 9:30 PM
Doc Films : The Freudian Western
The Last Sunset — Robert Aldrich — 1961 — 112 min
35mm

7:00 PM
Film Studies Center at the Logan Center for the Arts: still/here and Other Geographies
Sunshine State (Extended Forecast) — Christopher Harris — 2007 — 8 min
16mm
Still Here — Christopher Harris — 2001 — 60 min
16mm
director in person


Saturday 5/18

6:00 PM
Music Box Theatre : Chicago Critics Film Festival
Alien — Ridley Scott — 1979— 117 min
35mm from Criterion Pictures U.S.A
actor Tom Skerritt in person


Sunday 5/19

1:30 PM
Doc Films : The Freudian Western
The Last Sunset — Robert Aldrich — 1961 — 112 min
35mm

7:00 PM
Doc Films : Kinetic Visions:The Students of Hasumi Shigehiko
Okaeri — Makoto Shinozaki — 1995 — 218 min
35mm


Monday 5/20


Tuesday 5/21


Wednesday 5/22

7:30 PM
Chicago Film Society at NEIU
Finishing School — George Nichols, Jr. & Wanda Tuchock — 1934 — 73 min
35mm from the Library of Congress
Preceded by: The Three Stooges in “Men in Black” (Raymond McCarey, 1934) – 18 min – 16mm


Thursday 5/23

7:00 PM
Doc Films : 1990s and Onward in China and Taiwan
Summer Palace — Lou Ye — 2006 — 140 min
35mm

7:00 PM
Block Cinema: Barbara Hammer – Mediated Sensuality
* Dyketactics — 1974 — 4 min
* Double Strength — 1978 — 15 min
* No No Nooky T.V — 1987 — 12 min
* Sync Touch — 1991 — 10 min
* Women I Love — 1976 — 23 min
All 16mm from the Academy Film Archive
Program includes Evidentiary Bodies (digital)

9:30 PM
Doc Films : Doc & Roll
Rust Never Sleeps — Neil Young — 1978 — 116 min
35mm