Friday, August 8 – Thursday, August 14

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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!

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through 11/2/2014
Tuesdays, 10 AM – 8 PM
Wednesdays – Sundays, 10 AM – 5 PM
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago: Simon Starling: Metamorphology
“…features Starling’s recent work in film, which often takes into account the very mechanics of the medium as well as its scientific prehistory.”
Autoxylopyrocycloboros — 2006 — 4 min — 38 color slides on a Götschmann slide projector
D1-Z1 (22,686,575:1) — 2009 — 30 sec loop of 35mm film on a Dresden D1 projector
→ ABOUT AUTOXYLOPYROCYCLOBOROS: [1] [2] [3]
→ ABOUT D1-Z1: [1] [2] [3]

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Friday 8/8

7:00 PM
Doc Films
Psycho Beach Party —Robert Lee King — 2000 — 95 min
35mm from Strand Releasing

9:00 PM
Doc Films
Psycho Beach Party —Robert Lee King — 2000 — 95 min
35mm from Strand Releasing

midnight
Music Box Theatre: Midnights
Mallrats— Kevin Smith— 1995 — 94 min
35mm from Universal

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Saturday 8/9

noon
Music Box Theatre: Second Saturday Silents
King of the Rodeo— Henry Macrae — 1929 — 62 min
16mm from the Library of Congress
Live organ accompaniment by Dennis Scott.

3:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Hitchcock: Early, Rare, and Classic
Blackmail (sound version) — Alfred Hitchcock — 1929 — 85 min
35mm from Rialto Pictures

4:45 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Hitchcock: Early, Rare, and Classic
The Skin Game — Alfred Hitchcock — 1931 — 77 min
35mm from Rialto Pictures / Canal+ Image UK

7:00 PM
Doc Films
Wet Hot American Summer —David Wain — 2010 — 97 min
35mm from Swank

9:00 PM
Doc Films
Wet Hot American Summer —David Wain — 2010 — 97 min
35mm from Swank

midnight
Music Box Theatre: Midnights
Mallrats— Kevin Smith— 1995 — 94 min
35mm from Universal

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Sunday 8/10

10:30 AM – 5:00 PM
final day of exhibition
Art Institute of Chicago: Society for Contemporary Art 2014 Acquisitions Finalists
Gallery 291 (Modern Wing)
Imitation of Life — Mathias Poledna — 2013 — 3 min
Poledna’s painstakingly finished work is entirely convincing as an animation from the 1930s, yet the sense of nostalgia it induces is fundamentally and powerfully artificial.
35mm gallery installation

11:30 AM
Music Box Theatre: Matinees
Silk Stockings — Rouben Mamoulian— 1957 — 117 min
35mm

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Monday 8/11

Not much happening today. Possibly a good night to check out the scene at the Vic Brew & View, where new releases may or may not be still being shown on 35mm?

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Tuesday 8/12

6:00 PM
Chicago Film Archives at the The Hideout: CFA Crashers
The Willmar 8 — Lee Grant — 1980 — 50 min
Women in Business — LSB Productions — 1980 — 24 min
16mm from Chicago Film Archives
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6:15 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Hitchcock: Early, Rare, and Classic
The Skin Game — Alfred Hitchcock — 1931 — 77 min
35mm from Rialto Pictures / Canal+ Image UK

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Wednesday 8/13

7:00 PM
Doc Films
Dark Blue Against Black —Daniel Sánchez Arévalo — 2006 — 105 min
35mm from Strand Releasing

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Thursday 8/14

6:15 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Hitchcock: Early, Rare, and Classic
Blackmail (sound version) — Alfred Hitchcock — 1929 — 85 min
35mm from Rialto Pictures

7:00 PM
Doc Films
The Little Giant — Roy Del Ruth — 1933 — 76 min
35mm from the Library of Congress

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NOTE: The Vic Brew & View is still (mostly?) all-film, as far as we can determine: websitetwitter

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