Friday, September 20 – Thursday, September 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!


Friday 9/20

7:00 PM
Cinema Borealis (1550 N. Milwaukee Ave): 16mm Film Projection in the 21st Century
A Distant EpisodeBen Rivers — 2015 — 18 min — print from LUX
26 Pulse Wrought – Vol 1 — Andrew Busti — 2014 — 3 min — print from the filmmaker
Prima MateriaCharlotte Pryce — 2015 — 3 min — print from Light Cone
Travel StopMike Gibisser — 2018 — 16 min — print from the filmmaker
The Sounding Lines are ObsoleteJohn Price — 2009 — 10 min — print from the filmmaker
The Masked MonkeysOJOBOCA — 2015 — 30 min — print from Light Cone
Programmed by Nicholas Rey of L’Abominable and filmprojection21 and Kevin Rice of Process Reversal, presented by Chicago Film Society

8:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Fringe Benefits
Two-Lane Blacktop — Monte Hellman — 1971 — 102 min — 35mm

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


Saturday 9/21

11:30 AM
Music Box Theatre: The Inimitable Doris Day
Love Me or Leave Me — Charles Vidor — 1955 — 122 min
35mm from Warner Brothers

Midnight
Music Box Theatre
Rocky Horror Picture Show — Jim Sharman — 1975 — 100 min
35mm
Live shadow-cast by Midnight Madness


Sunday 9/22

11:30 AM
Music Box Theatre: The Inimitable Doris Day
Love Me or Leave Me — Charles Vidor — 1955 — 122 min
35mm from Warner Brothers

5:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Fringe Benefits
Two-Lane Blacktop — Monte Hellman — 1971 — 102 min — 35mm


Monday 9/23


Tuesday 9/24

7:00 PM
filmfront: The Gate Theatre Festival 1966/2019
Green Desire — Mike Kuchar — 1966 — 20 min
Jerovi — José Rodríguez-Soltero — 1965 — 11.5 min
Chulum — Ron Rice — 1964 — 24 min
No President — Jack Smith — 1967 — 45 min
16mm prints from The Film-Makers’ Cooperative


Wednesday 9/25

7:00 PM
filmfront: The Gate Theatre Festival 1966/2019
Image in the Snow — William Maas — 1948 — 29 min
Night Crawlers — Peter E. Goldman — 1964 — 4 min
Reflections in Black — Stan Brakhage — 1955 — 12 min
Georg — Stanton Kaye — 1964 — 55 min
16mm prints from The Film-Makers’ Cooperative

7:30 PM
Chicago Film Society at NEIU
The Devil, Probably — Robert Bresson — 1977 — 95 min
35mm from The Film Desk
Preceded by: Whatever Happened to Honesty? (Alfred Higgins, 1977) – 13 min – 16mm from Chicago Film Archives


Thursday 9/26

7:00 PM
filmfront: The Gate Theatre Festival 1966/2019
Blue Moses — Stan Brakhage — 1952 — 10.5 min
The Secret Cinema — Paul Bartel — 1966 — 27 min
16mm prints from The Film-Makers’ Cooperative, part of a longer shorts program

7:00 PM
Block Cinema: Chicagoland Shorts
Sheebop! Shebopp! Sheebopp! — Jiayi Chen and Cameron Worden — 2018 — 3 min — 35mm from the filmmakers
part of a longer shorts program