Friday, August 15 – Thursday, August 21

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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 8/15

7:00 PM
Doc Films
Japanese Summer: Double Suicide — Nagisa Oshima — 1967 — 98 min
35mm from Janus Films

9:15 PM
Doc Films
Japanese Summer: Double Suicide — Nagisa Oshima — 1967 — 98 min
35mm from Janus Films

midnight
Music Box Theatre: Midnights
SECRET SCREENING
featuring miscellaneous 35mm oddities from the Music Box storage closet!

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Saturday 8/16

3:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Hitchcock: Early, Rare, and Classic
The White Shadow — Alfred Hitchcock — 1924 — 43 min
35mm from the Academy Film Archive
screening digitally on the same program: selections from Hitchcock’s home movies
Live piano accompaniment by Dave Drazin
[ABOUT THE WHITE SHADOW’S REDISCOVERY]

4:30 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Hitchcock: Early, Rare, and Classic
Young and Innocent — Alfred Hitchcock — 1937 — 83 min
35mm from Park Circus

7:00 PM
Doc Films
Hausu— Nobuhiko Obayashi — 1977 — 88 min
35mm from Janus Films

9:00 PM
Doc Films
Hausu— Nobuhiko Obayashi — 1977 — 88 min
35mm from Janus Films

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

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Sunday 8/17
No film screenings today. Check for contraband celluloid in your basement.

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Monday 8/18
Not much happening today. Possibly a good night to check out the scene at the Vic’s Brew & View, where new releases are probably still being shown on 35mm?

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Tuesday 8/19
No film screenings tonight. Can’t wait ‘til Wednesday.

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Wednesday 8/20

7:00 PM
Doc Films
Vinyl— Andy Warhol — 1965 — 66 min
16mm from the Museum of Modern Art Circulating Film and Video Library

7:00 PM
Music Box Theatre
The Room — Tommy Wiseau — 2003 — 99 min
35mm
Tommy Wiseau in person!

10:30 PM
Music Box Theatre
The Room — Tommy Wiseau — 2003 — 99 min
35mm
Tommy Wiseau in person!

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Thursday 8/21

6:15 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Hitchcock: Early, Rare, and Classic
Young and Innocent — Alfred Hitchcock — 1937 — 83 min
35mm from Park Circus

7:00 PM
Doc Films
Suzhou River —Lou Ye — 2000 — 83 min
35mm from Strand Releasing

7:00 PM
Music Box Theatre
The Room — Tommy Wiseau — 2003 — 99 min
35mm
Tommy Wiseau in person!

10:30 PM
Music Box Theatre
The Room — Tommy Wiseau — 2003 — 99 min
35mm
Tommy Wiseau in person!

10:30 PM
The Logan Theatre
Good Morning, Vietnam — Barry Levinson — 1987 — 120 min
35mm

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Other excursions:

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

• Go on a day trip! Here’s our list of suggestions for Midwestern cinema field trips.

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