Friday, January 3 — Thursday, January 9

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Friday 1/3

midnight
Music Box Theatre: Midnights
Blazing Saddles — Mel Brooks — 1974 — 93 min
35mm from Warner Brothers

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Saturday ¼

11:30 AM
Music Box Theatre: Matinees
The Muppets Take Manhattan — Frank Oz — 1984 — 94 min
35mm from Sony Pictures Repertory

midnight
Music Box Theatre: Midnights
Blazing Saddles — Mel Brooks — 1974 — 93 min
35mm from Warner Brothers

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Sunday 1/5

11:30 AM
Music Box Theatre: Matinees
The Muppets Take Manhattan — Frank Oz — 1984 — 94 min
35mm from Sony Pictures Repertory

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Monday 1/6

screening postponed due to weather!
Doc Films: Early Katharine Hepburn: A Woman Rebels
A Bill of Divorcement — George Cukor — 1932 — 70 min
35mm from the UCLA Film & Television Archive

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Tuesday 1/7

6:00 PM
Chicago Film Archives at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
“MCA Screen: CITY TO SEE”
featuring 16mm films from the Chicago Film Archives collections, including:
Marina City Waitress — Harry Mantel — 1970s — 16mm — 3 min
Chicago City to See in ‘63 — Margaret Conneely — 1962 — restored 16mm — 14 min
158 W Erie — [UIC student film] — 1971 — 16mm — 6 min
Rooftop Road — Roger Hammond — 1977 — 16mm [faded] — 8 min
Hale House — Lawrence Janiak — 1965 — 16mm — 11 min
Chicago Mural: Midwest Metropolis — Gordon Weisenborn — circa 1960 — 16mm — 26 min
and the filmmaker’s own print of:
Tattooed Lady of Riverview — Tom Palazzolo — 1967 — 16mm — 14 min
[Details on Facebook]

7:00 PM
Doc Films: Hong Kong Master: The Innovative Kung Fu of Lau Kar-leung
Dirty Ho — Lau Kar-leung — 1976 — 97 min
35mm from the American Genre Film Archive

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Wednesday 1/8

1:00 PM
Northbrook Public Library: Wednesday Classic Film Series
Odd Man Out — Carol Reed — 1947 — 116 min
35mm

6:30 PM
Doc Films: Brian De Palma: Virtuosity and Ecstasy
Scarface — Brian De Palma — 1983 — 170 min
35mm from Universal Pictures

7:30 PM
Northbrook Public Library: Wednesday Classic Film Series
Odd Man Out — Carol Reed — 1947 — 116 min
35mm

9:45 PM
Doc Films: Brian De Palma: Virtuosity and Ecstasy
Scarface — Brian De Palma — 1983 — 170 min
35mm from Universal Pictures

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Thursday 1/9

7:00 PM
Doc Films: Sisters in Cinema: African American Women Filmmakers
Love and Basketball — Gina Prince-Bythewood — 2000 — 124 min
35mm

9:30 PM
Doc Films: Cage Uncaged: A Nicolas Cage Retrospective
Peggy Sue Got Married — Francis Ford Coppola — 1986 — 104 min
35mm

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through 1/5/14
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday – Sunday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Museum of Contemporary Art: Paul Sietsema
featuring “several in-depth, multimedia investigations, each combining a 16mm film presentation with other artworks”

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These first- and second-run theaters are still showing 35mm prints:

• The Vic Brew & View: websitetwitter

• The Wilmette Theatre: website