Friday, November 14 – Thursday, November 20

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[Venue Directory] • Local Criticism: [Cine-File] [Chicago Reader]

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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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In General Release
INTERSTELLAR – Christopher Nolan – 2014 – 169 min
In 70mm IMAX at Navy Pier Imax
In 35mm at Showplace Icon (Closes Tuesday) and
Classic Cinemas Tivoli Theatre, Downers Grove
Check venue websites for details.

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Friday 11/14

6:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: The Unquiet American: Transgressive Comedies from the US
Matinee — Joe Dante — 1993 — 99 min
35mm from Universal

7:00 PM
University of Chicago Film Studies Center: Films of Mark LaPore
The Sleeper — Mark LaPore — 1989 — 16 min
A Depression on the Bay of Bengal — Mark LaPore — 1996 — 28 min
Kolkata — Mark LaPore — 2005 — 35 min
Mekong — Mark LaPore — 2005 — 35 min
All 16mm from Canyon Cinema

7:00 PM
Block Cinema: A Magnificent Obsession: Henri Langlois and the Cinémathèque Française
La Fete espagnol — Germaine Dulac — 1919 — 8 min — 35mm from Cinematheque Francais
Seashell and the Clergyman — Germaine Dulac — 1927 — 39 min — 16mm from Light Cone
Thèmes et Variations — Germaine Dulac — 1929 — 8 min — 16mm from Light Cone
Étude / Arabesques — Germaine Dulac — 1929 — 7 min — 16mm from Light Cone
Celles qui s’en font— Germaine Dulac — 1930 — 6 min — 35mm from CNC
Autrefois…aujourd’hui — Germaine Dulac — 1930 — 7 min — 35mm from CNC
Live musical accompaniment by Matti Bye
Introduced by Tami Williams, author of the new book Germaine Dulac: A Cinema of Sensations

7:00 PM
Doc Films: You Can’t Handle the Youth: ‘80s Classics of John Hughes and Rob Reiner
When Harry Met Sally — Rob Reiner— 1989 — 96 min
35mm

9:00 PM
Doc Films: You Can’t Handle the Youth: ’80s Classics of John Hughes and Rob Reiner
When Harry Met Sally — Rob Reiner— 1989 — 96 min
35mm

11:00 PM
Doc Films: You Can’t Handle the Youth: ’80s Classics of John Hughes and Rob Reiner
When Harry Met Sally — Rob Reiner— 1989 — 96 min
35mm

midnight
Music Box Theatre: Midnights
The Big Lebowski — Joel & Ethan Coen — 1998 — 117 min
35mm from Universal

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Saturday 11/15

11:30 AM
Music Box Theatre: Sternberg and Dietrich
The Scarlet Empress — Josef Von Sternberg — 1934 — 104 min
35mm from Universal

3:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Great War/Grande Guerre: World War I on Film
Dishonored — Josef Von Sternberg — 1931 — 91 min
35mm from Universal

4:45 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Great War/Grande Guerre: World War I on Film
Hell’s Angels — Howard Hughes, James Whale — 1930 — 127 min
35mm from Universal

5:00 PM
Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation at the Nightingale Cinema:
69 — Robert Breer— 1968 — 16mm from Chicago Filmmakers
Circles I — Doris Chase — 1971 — 16mm from Film-makers Coop
3/78 — Larry Cuba— 1978 — 16mm from Chicago Filmmakers
In/Dividu — Nicole Hewitt— 1998 — 16mm from Zagreb Film
Velocity — Karolina Glusiec— 2013 — 16mm from the artist

6:00 PM
Block Cinema: A Magnificent Obsession: Henri Langlois and the Cinémathèque Française
The Wind — Victor Sjöström — 1928 — 95 min
35mm from George Eastman House
live piano accompaniment by Stockholm-based musician Matti Bye, and foley/sound effects performed by members of Toronto-based Footsteps!

8:00 PM
Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation at the Nightingale Cinema:
Terminal Self — John Whitney, Jr. — 1971
16mm from Academy Film Archive

midnight
Music Box Theatre: Midnights
The Big Lebowski — Joel & Ethan Coen — 1998 — 117 min
35mm from Universal

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Sunday 11/16

11:30 AM
Music Box Theatre: Sternberg and Dietrich
The Scarlet Empress — Josef Von Sternberg — 1934 — 104 min
35mm from Universal

1:00 PM
Doc Films: You Can’t Handle the Youth: ’80s Classics of John Hughes and Rob Reiner
When Harry Met Sally — Rob Reiner— 1989 — 96 min
35mm

7:00 PM
Doc Films: Schmaltzywood: The Golden Age of Yiddish Cinema in America (1937-1940)
Mirele Efros— Josef Berne — 1939 — 87 min
35mm from The National Center for Jewish Film

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Monday 11/17

6:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Great War/Grande Guerre: World War I on Film
Dishonored — Josef Von Sternberg — 1931 — 91 min
35mm from Universal

7:00 PM
Doc Films: Cinema of Childhood: Magic and Oatmeal Porridge
Little Fugitive — Morris Engel — 1953 — 80 min
35mm from Artists Public Domain

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Tuesday 11/18

6:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: The Unquiet American: Transgressive Comedies from the US
Matinee — Joe Dante — 1993 — 99 min
35mm from Universal
Followed by a lecture by Jonathan Rosenbaum

7:00 PM
Doc Films: Whodunit?: The Detective Story on Film
The Cat and the Canary — Elliot Nugent — 1939 — 72 min
35mm from Library of Congress

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Wednesday 11/19

6:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Great War/Grande Guerre: World War I on Film
Hell’s Angels — Howard Hughes, James Whale — 1930 — 127 min
35mm from Universal

7:00 PM
Doc Films: The Wind Man and the Shogun: Akira Kurosawa and Toshiro Mifune
Sanjuro — Akira Kurosawa — 1962 — 96 min
35mm from Janus Films

9:00 PM
Doc Films: The Wind Man and the Shogun: Akira Kurosawa and Toshiro Mifune
Sanjuro — Akira Kurosawa — 1962 — 96 min
35mm from Janus Films

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Thursday 11/20

7:00 PM
Block Cinema: A Magnificent Obsession: Henri Langlois and the Cinémathèque Française
Unter den Brücken — Helmut Käutner — 1945 — 95 min
16mm from the Goethe-Institut

8:00 PM
The Nightingale Cinema:
Conditions Uncertain and Unlikely to Pass: Recent Work by Ben Balcom
primitive — Ben Balcom — 2012 — 15.5 min
16mm

9:00 PM
Doc Films: Bowie is…: From Ziggy to Zoolander
Christiane F. — Ulrich Edel — 1981 — 138 min
35mm

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Other excursions:

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

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