Friday, April 29 – Thursday, May 5

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

National Parks Adventure — 2015
70mm IMAX
See 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]


Music Box Theatre:

Fireworks Wednesday — Asghar Farhadi — 2006 — 104 min
35mm
[Runs April 29 – May 5]

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Friday 4/29

4:00 PM*
Film Studies Center: Carving the Ball of Sound: Film and Video with Leighton Pierce
Pearls of the Deep — Jiří Menzel, Věra Chytilová, Jaromil Jireš, Jan Němec, & Evald Schorm — 1966 — 107 min
35mm from Czech National Film Archive
*Roundtable discussion begins at 4pm, followed by a reception at 5pm, and the film at 6pm.

7:00; 9:00 PM
Doc Films: Romantic Comedies of the 21st Century
Wristcutters: A Love Story — Doran Dukic — 2006 — 88 min
35mm

11:59 PM
Music Box Theatre: Midnights
The Big Lebowski — Joel and Ethan Coen — 1998 — 119 min
35mm from Universal with DTS Sound

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Saturday 4/30

11:30 AM
Music Box Theatre: Matinees
Suspicion — Alfred Hitchcock — 1941 — 99 min
35mm from Warner Brothers

7:00 PM
Neubauer Collegium @ Logan Center for the Arts:
A Grammar for Listening (Parts 1 & 2) — Luke Fowler — 2009 — 16mm

11:59 PM
Music Box Theatre: Midnights
The Big Lebowski — Joel and Ethan Coen — 1998 — 119 min
35mm from Universal with DTS Sound

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Sunday 5/1

11:30 AM
Music Box Theatre: Matinees
The Maltese Falcon — John Huston — 1941 — 100 min
35mm from Warner Brothers

1:30 PM
Doc Films: Romantic Comedies of the 21st Century
Wristcutters: A Love Story — Doran Dukic — 2006 — 88 min
35mm

7:15 PM
Doc Films: Sexagon: Love Triangles (and other shapes) In American Melodrama
There’s Always Tomorrow — Douglas Sirk — 1956 — 84 min
35mm

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Monday 5/2

7:00 PM
Doc Films: The Cinema of Abbas Kiarostami
Taste of Cherry — Abbas Kiarostami — 1997 — 99 min
35mm

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Tuesday 5/3

7:00 PM
Doc Films: City and Country in Mexican Cinema’s Golden Age
Champion Without a Crown — Alejandro Galindo — 1946 — 111 min
35mm

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Wednesday 5/4

7:00 PM, 9:30 PM
Doc Films: Yasujirö Ozu and Setsuko Hara
Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice — Yasujirö Ozu — 1952 — 116 min
35mm from Janus

7:30 PM
Northwest Chicago Film Society @ Northeastern Illinois University :
Get Crazy — Allan Arkush — 1983 — 92 min
35mm from Park Circus
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Excerts from Billion Dollar Baby — 1973 — 18 min

16mm from the Hugh Hefner Moving Image Archive

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Thursday 5/5

9:00 PM
Doc Films: Aces of British Black Comedy
Withnail and I — Bruce Robinson — 1987 — 107 min
35mm

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