Friday, February 26 – Thursday, March 4

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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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Ongoing Exhibitions/Runs:

Museum of Science and Industry Omnimax Theater:
Journey to Space — Mark Krenzien — 2015 — 45 min
70mm IMAX
See Website for Showtimes. [Runs March 19, 2015 – Feb 18, 2016]

Humpback Whales — Greg MacGillivray — 2015
70mm IMAX
See Website for Showtimes. [Runs May 21, 2015 – May 19, 2016]


Music Box Theatre:

Son of Saul – László Nemes – 2015 – 107 min
35mm
Check venue website for showtimes.


Steppenwolf Theatre:

The Flick
Stage Play with a 35mm Film Projection Component

Three underpaid employees sweep up stale popcorn in a run-down movie house called The Flick, one of the last theaters in Massachusetts still projecting 35mm films.

Check venue website for showtimes. [Runs 2/4 – 5/8]

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Friday 2/26

1:30 PM
Music Box Theatre: 70mm Festival
It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, World – Stanley Kramer – 1963 – 205 min
70mm Ultra Panavision with DTS Sound

6:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Central Outsider: The Films of Maurice Pialat
Graduate First — Maurice Pialat — 1979 — 86 min
35mm from Institut français

6:45 PM; 9:30 PM
Doc Films: Martin Scorsese: A Retrospective
The Departed — Martin Scorsese — 2006 — 151 min
35mm

7:00 PM
Music Box Theatre: 70mm Festival
2001: A Space Odyssey – Stanley Kubrick – 1968 – 149 min
70mm Dolby SR Magnetic Sound

7:00 PM
South Side Projections at Black Cinema House: Frame of Reference: An Evening with Christopher Harris
28.IV.81 (Bedouin Spark) — Christopher Harris — 2009 — 3 min
Distant Shores — Christopher Harris — 2016
Reckless Eyeballing — Christopher Harris —2004 — 14 min
Untitled Film for Kazimir Malevich — Christopher Harris —2016
Sunshine State (Extended Forecast) — Christopher Harris — 2007 — 8 min
16mm

11:00 PM
Music Box Theatre: 70mm Festival
Brainstorm – Douglas Trumbull – 1983 – 106 min
70mm Dolby Stereo Magnetic Sound

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Saturday 2/27

12:00 PM
Music Box Theatre: 70mm Festival
Krull – Peter Yates – 1983 – 121 min
70mm Dolby Stereo Magnetic Sound

1:30 PM
Music Box Theatre: 70mm Festival
It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, World – Stanley Kramer – 1963 – 205 min
70mm Ultra Panavision with DTS Sound

3:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Central Outsider: The Films of Maurice Pialat
À nos amours — Maurice Pialat — 1983 — 95 min
35mm from Institut français

3:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: The Child in Cinema
The 400 Blows — François Truffaut — 1959 — 99 min
35mm

5:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Central Outsider: The Films of Maurice Pialat
L’Amour existe — Maurice Pialat — 1960 — 21 min
Naked Childhood — Maurice Pialat — 1969 — 88 min
35mm from Institut français

9:00 PM
Music Box Theatre: 70mm Festival
2001: A Space Odyssey – Stanley Kubrick – 1968 – 149 min
70mm Dolby SR Magnetic Sound

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Sunday 2/28

12:00 PM
Music Box Theatre: 70mm Festival
Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines – Ken Annakin – 1965 – 138 min
70mm DTS

1:30 PM
Doc Films: Martin Scorsese: A Retrospective
The Departed — Martin Scorsese — 2006 — 151 min
35mm

4:00 PM
Music Box Theatre: 70mm Festival
2001: A Space Odyssey – Stanley Kubrick – 1968 – 149 min
70mm Dolby SR Magnetic Sound

7:00 PM
Doc Films: Surrealist Stop
Motion Cinema

Jason and the Argonauts — Don Chaffey —1963 —104 min
35mm

8:00 PM
Music Box Theatre: 70mm Festival
Krull – Peter Yates – 1983 – 121 min
70mm Dolby Stereo Magnetic Sound

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Monday 2/29

6:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Radiant Visions: Media Art from SAIC, 1965 – Now
FM/TRCS — Coleen Fitzgibbon — 1974 — 11 min
Burials — Allen Ross — 1981 — 10 min
16mm

7:00 PM
Doc Films: The Masters of
Song and Dance: A Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly Retrospective

Singin’ in the Rain — Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly — 1958 — 103 min
35mm

7:30 PM
Music Box Theatre: 70mm Festival
2001: A Space Odyssey – Stanley Kubrick – 1968 – 149 min
70mm Dolby SR Magnetic Sound

8:15 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Central Outsider: The Films of Maurice Pialat
Graduate First — Maurice Pialat — 1979 — 86 min
35mm from Institut français

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Tuesday 3/1

6:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: The Child in Cinema
The 400 Blows — François Truffaut — 1959 — 99 min
35mm
introduction and post screening lecture by Pamela Robertson Wojcik

7:00 PM
Doc Films: Modern Israeli Cinema
Fill the Void — Adam Mckay — 2012 —90 min
35mm

7:30 PM
Music Box Theatre: 70mm Festival
2001: A Space Odyssey – Stanley Kubrick – 1968 – 149 min
70mm Dolby SR Magnetic Sound

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Wednesday 3/2

6:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Central Outsider: The Films of Maurice Pialat
L’Amour existe — Maurice Pialat — 1960 — 21 min
Naked Childhood — Maurice Pialat — 1969 — 88 min
35mm from Institut français

7:00 PM; 9:00 PM
Doc Films: Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner: The Kings of Comedy
All of Me — Carl Reiner — 1984 — 93 min
35mm

7:00 PM
Music Box Theatre: 70mm Festival
It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, World – Stanley Kramer – 1963 – 205 min
70mm Ultra Panavision with DTS Sound

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Thursday 3/3

6:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Radiant Visions: Media Art from SAIC, 1965 – Now
Still/Here — Christopher Harris — 2001 — 60 min
16mm
Christopher Harris in Person

6:30 PM
Music Box Theatre: 70mm Festival
Brainstorm – Douglas Trumbull – 1983 – 106 min
70mm Dolby Stereo Magnetic Sound

7:00 PM

Doc Films: Tilda Swinton: Shape-Shifting Sylph of the Silver Screen
We Need to Talk About Kevin — Lynne Ramsay — 2011 — 112 min
35mm

7:00 PM

Onion City Opening Night:
Something Between Us — Jodie Mack — 2015 — 10 min — 16mm
Chromatic — Karen Johannesen — 2015 — 6 min — Super-8
(I) Frame — Karissa Hahn & Andrew Kim — 2015 — 11 min — 16mm
Embryo — Luther Price — 2015 — 12 min — 16mm

8:15 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Central Outsider: The Films of Maurice Pialat
À nos amours — Maurice Pialat — 1983 — 95 min
35mm from Institut français

9:45 PM
Music Box Theatre: 70mm Festival
2001: A Space Odyssey – Stanley Kubrick – 1968 – 149 min
70mm Dolby SR Magnetic Sound

9:45 PM
Doc Films: A Survey of 1960’s Horror
Night of the Living Dead — George A. Romero — 1968 — 96 min
35mm

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