Friday, February 21 — Thursday, February 27

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Always check the exhibitor’s website for last-minute changes.
We strive for accuracy, but things can move fast in filmland!

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Friday 2/21

7:00 PM
Block Cinema: Picturing Fame
King Kong — Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B. Schoedsack — 1933 — 100 min
35mm

7:00 PM
University of Chicago Film Studies Center at the Logan Center for the Arts
in conjunction with The Silver Screen: Theories and Histories of Cinematic Color
a digital screening of “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” plus
Rubber Cement — Robert Breer — 1975 — 10 min — 16mm
and other short subjects!
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7:00 PM
Doc Films: Tim Burton: King of Halloween
Mars Attacks — Tim Burton — 1996 — 106 min
35mm from Swank

9:00 PM
Doc Films: Tim Burton: King of Halloween
Mars Attacks — Tim Burton — 1996 — 106 min
35mm from Swank

11:00 PM
Doc Films: Tim Burton: King of Halloween
Mars Attacks — Tim Burton — 1996 — 106 min
35mm from Swank

midnight
Music Box Theatre: Midnights
The Room — Tommy Wiseau — 2003 — 99 min
35mm

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Saturday 2/22

11:30 AM
Music Box Theatre: Matinees
Unfaithfully Yours — Preston Sturges — 1948 — 105 min
35mm

2:00 PM
Block Cinema: The Left Front in Film
FILM AND PHOTO LEAGUE SHORTS PROGRAM:
Workers Newsreel: Unemployment Special — 1931 — 7 min
Detroit Workers News Special: The Ford Massacre — 1932 — 7 min
Hunger: The National Hunger March to Washington, 1932 — 1932 — 18 min
National Hunger March — 1931 — 11 min
America Today and the World in Review — 1932-34 — 11 min
Bonus March — 1932 — 12 min
16mm, probably from the MoMA Circulating Film & Video Library
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plus
Heart of Spain — 1937 — 30 min — 35mm
with live musical accompaniment by Dave Drazin!

7:00 PM
Doc Films: New Releases
Captain Phillips — Paul Greengrass — 2013 — 133 min
35mm from Swank

9:45 PM
Doc Films: New Releases
Captain Phillips — Paul Greengrass — 2013 — 133 min
35mm from Swank

midnight
Midnight Madness at the Music Box Theatre
Rocky Horror Picture Show — Jim Sharman — 1975 — 100 min
35mm

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Sunday 2/23

11:30 AM
Music Box Theatre: Matinees
Unfaithfully Yours — Preston Sturges — 1948 — 105 min
35mm

1:00 PM
Doc Films: Tim Burton: King of Halloween
Mars Attacks — Tim Burton — 1996 — 106 min
35mm from Swank

3:30 PM
Doc Films: New Releases
Captain Phillips — Paul Greengrass — 2013 — 133 min
35mm from Swank

7:00 PM
Doc Films: Neighboring Sounds: Contemporary Latin American Cinema
Liverpool — Lisandro Alonso — 2008 — 84 min
35mm

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Monday 2/24

7:00 PM
Doc Films: Early Katharine Hepburn: A Woman Rebels
Bringing Up Baby — Howard Hawks — 1938 — 102 min
35mm from Criterion Pictures, USA

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Tuesday 2/25

6:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: The American New Wave
Scorpio Rising — Kenneth Anger — 1963 — 29 min — 16mm from Canyon Cinema
Flaming Creatures — Jack Smith — 1963 — 43 min — 16mm from the Film-Makers’ Cooperative
followed by a lecture from professor Bruce Jenkins of the School of the Art Institute

6:45 PM
Doc Films: Hong Kong Master: The Innovative Kung Fu of Lau Kar-leung
Cat vs. Rat — Lau Kar-leung — 1982 — 97 min
35mm from the American Genre Film Archive

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Wednesday 2/26

1:00 PM
Northbrook Public Library: Wednesday Classic Film Series
The Last Picture Show — Peter Bogdanovich — 1971 — 118 min
35mm from Sony Pictures Repertory

7:00 PM
Gallery 400 at UIC
“AND THE BEAT GOES ON”
a program of short films “focus[ed] on ever-changing social landscapes” including…
Hall of Mirrors — Warren Sonbert — 1966 — 7 min — 16mm
Nothing is Over Nothing — Jonathan Schwartz — 2009 — 17 min — 16mm
Them Oracles — Alee Peoples — 2012 — 8 min — 16mm
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7:00 PM
Doc Films: Brian De Palma: Virtuosity and Ecstasy
The Untouchables — Brian De Palma — 1987 — 119 min
35mm from Paramount Pictures

7:30 PM
Northbrook Public Library: Wednesday Classic Film Series
The Last Picture Show — Peter Bogdanovich — 1971 — 118 min
This will be the last show at Northbrook Public Library for a few months; they’re getting renovated!
35mm from Sony Pictures Repertory

7:30 PM
Northwest Chicago Film Society at the Patio Theater
Kiss The Blood Off My Hands — Norman Foster — 1948 — 79 min
35mm from Universal Pictures

9:30 PM
Doc Films: Brian De Palma: Virtuosity and Ecstasy
The Untouchables — Brian De Palma — 1987 — 119 min
35mm from Paramount Pictures

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Thursday 2/27

7:00 PM
Doc Films: Sisters in Cinema: African American Women Filmmakers
Something New — Sanaa Hamri — 2006 — 99 min
35mm from Swank

9:15 PM
Doc Films: Cage Uncaged: A Nicolas Cage Retrospective
National Treasure — Jon Turteltaub — 2004 — 126 min
35mm

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through 3/9/14
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday – Sunday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Museum of Contemporary Art: The Way of the Shovel: Art as Archaeology
which “traces the interest in history, archaeology, and archival research that defines some of the most highly regarded art of the last decade.”
including “Message from Andrée”, a 16mm installation by Joachim Koester.

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