Friday, July 20 – Thursday, July 26

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!


Fri 7/20

7:00 PM, 9:30 PM
Doc Films
Melodrama — Rolando Diaz — 1995 — 56 min
35mm

Midnight
Music Box Theatre : Midnights
The Room — Tommy Wiseau — 2003 — 99 min
35mm

Midnight
The Front Row Presents at Music Box Theatre
Masked Avengers — Chang Cheh — 1981 — 92 min
35mm from a private collector
preceded by a 35mm trailer reel


Sat 7/21

11:30 AM
Music Box Theatre (presented by Chicago Film Society) : Silent Cinema
The Lighthouse Keepers — Jean Gremillon — 1929 — 73 min
35mm from the National Film Archive of Japan
Live organ accompaniment. Preceded by: Billie Bletcher in “The Fresh Lobster” (c. 1920s) – 7 min – 16mm

7:00 PM, 9:30 PM
Doc Films
The Hero — Satyajit Ray — 1966 — 120 min
35mm

Midnight
Music Box Theatre : Midnights
Rocky Horror Picture Show — Jim Sharman — 1975 — 100 min
35mm Live shadow cast (Midnight Madness)

Midnight
The Front Row Presents at Music Box Theatre
The Killer — John Woo — 1989 — 110 min
35mm from a private collector
preceded by a 35mm trailer reel


Sun 7/22

11:30 AM
Music Box Theatre : Michael Curtiz Retrospective
The Kennel Murder Case — Michael Curtiz — 1933 — 73 min
35mm from Warner Brothers

5:30 PM
Block Cinema : Films and Videos by David Wojnarowicz and Collaborators
Silent = Death [pictured] — Rosa Von Praunheim with David Wojnarowicz — 1990 — 60 min
16mm from the Academy Film Archive
part of a longer shorts program

7:30 PM
The Front Row Presents at Music Box Theatre
The Killer — John Woo — 1989 — 110 min
35mm from a private collector
preceded by a 35mm trailer reel

9:30 PM
The Front Row Presents at Music Box Theatre
The Family (Violent City) — Sergio Sollima — 1970 — 100 min
35mm from a private collector
preceded by a 35mm trailer reel


Mon 7/23


Tues 7/24

7:30 PM
Music Box Theatre : Tuesdays with Robin Williams
World’s Greatest Dad — Bobcat Goldthwait — 2009 — 99 min
35mm from Magnolia Pictures


Wed 7/25

7:30 PM
Chicago Film Society at NEIU
The Locket — John Brahm — 1946 — 85 min
35mm from Warner Brothers
Preceded by: The Twilight Zone: “A Nice Place to Visit” (John Brahm, 1960) – 25 min – 16mm


Thur 7/26

7:00 PM
Doc Films
Straight Shooting — John Ford — 1917 — 71 min
35mm from the Library of Congress