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Friday 9/13

1:15 PM, 6:30 PM
Music Box Theatre
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood — Quentin Tarantino — 2019 — 161 min
35mm from Sony

Midnight
Music Box Theatre
Tourist Trap — David Schmoeller — 1979 — 90 min
35mm


Saturday 9/14

11:30 AM
Music Box Theatre: Silent Cinema (co-presented by Chicago Film Society)
For Heaven’s Sake — Sam Taylor — 1926 — 58 min
35mm from the Library of Congress
Preceded by: An Eastern Westerner (Hal Roach, 1920) – 23 min – 35mm from the Library of Congress
Live organ accompaniment by Dennis Scott

1:15 PM, 6:30 PM
Music Box Theatre
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood — Quentin Tarantino — 2019 — 161 min
35mm from Sony

3:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Abbas Kiarostami
Close-Up — Abbas Kiarostami — 1990 — 98 min — 35mm

Midnight
Music Box Theatre
Tourist Trap — David Schmoeller — 1979 — 90 min
35mm


Sunday 9/15

11:30 AM
Music Box Theatre: The Inimitable Doris Day
Calamity Jane — David Butler — 1953 — 101 min
35mm from Warner Brothers

1:15 PM, 6:30 PM
Music Box Theatre
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood — Quentin Tarantino — 2019 — 161 min
35mm from Sony

2:00 PM
The Egyptian Theatre (Dekalb): Classic Film Series
The Wizard of Oz — Victor Fleming — 1939 — 112 min
35mm


Monday 9/16

1:15 PM
Music Box Theatre
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood — Quentin Tarantino — 2019 — 161 min
35mm from Sony


Tuesday 9/17

1:15 PM
Music Box Theatre
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood — Quentin Tarantino — 2019 — 161 min
35mm from Sony


Wednesday 9/18

1:15 PM
Music Box Theatre
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood — Quentin Tarantino — 2019 — 161 min
35mm from Sony

6:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Abbas Kiarostami
Close-Up — Abbas Kiarostami — 1990 — 98 min — 35mm

7:30 PM
Chicago Film Society at NEIU
Drive-In — Rod Amateau — 1978 — 96 min
35mm print from Sony
Preceded by: McQ: A Condensation (Unknown Artist, c1974) – 18 min – 35mm


Thursday 9/19

1:15 PM, 6:30 PM
Music Box Theatre
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood — Quentin Tarantino — 2019 — 161 min
35mm from Sony

7:00 PM
the Nightingale at Cinema Borealis
differently, Molussia — Nicolas Rey — 2012 — 81 min — 16mm
Nicolas Rey in person


Friday 9/20

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

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


Sunday 9/22

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 Film Festival
details TBA (festival is Tuesday 9/24 – Monday, 9/30)


Wednesday 9/25

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


Thursday 9/26

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


Friday 9/27

Midnight
Music Box Theatre: Metal Movie Nights
In the Mouth of Madness — John Carpenter — 1994 — 94 min
35mm


Saturday 9/28

11:30 AM
Music Box Theatre: The Inimitable Doris Day
The Man Who Knew Too Much — Alfred Hitchcock — 1956 — 120 min
35mm

Midnight
Music Box Theatre: Metal Movie Nights
In the Mouth of Madness — John Carpenter — 1994 — 94 min
35mm


Sunday 9/29

11:30 AM
Music Box Theatre: The Inimitable Doris Day
The Man Who Knew Too Much — Alfred Hitchcock — 1956 — 120 min
35mm


Monday 9/30

7:00 PM
Chicago Film Society at Music Box Theatre
Miracle Mile — Steve De Jarnatt — 1988 — 87 min
35mm print from Park Circus
Preceded by: Journey to Tomorrow: Communication (Fern Field, 1983) – 18 min – 16mm


Tuesday 10/1


Wednesday 10/2

7:30 PM
Chicago Film Society at NEIU
Hell to Eternity — Phil Karlson — 1960 — 131 min
35mm print from Chicago Film Society Collections
Preceded by: Frank Sinatra in “The House I Live In” (Mervyn LeRoy, 1945) – 11 min – 16mm


Thursday 10/3

7:00 PM
Block Cinema: Ism Ism Ism: Dialogues with Che
Diálogo con el Che (Dialogue with Che) — José Rodriguez Soltero — 1968 — 53 min — Dual 16mm Projection
part of a longer shorts program


Friday 10/4

6:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Viewing Positions
Au Hasard Balthazar — Robert Bresson — 1966 — 95 min
35mm from Rialto

TBA
Music Box Theatre
Joker — Todd Phillips — 2019 — 122 min
70mm from Warner Brothers


Saturday 10/5


Sunday 10/6

2:00 PM
The Egyptian Theatre (Dekalb): Classic Film Series
2001: A Space Odyssey — Stanley Kubrick — 1968 — 142 min
35mm


Monday 10/7


Tuesday 10/8

6:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Viewing Positions
Au Hasard Balthazar — Robert Bresson — 1966 — 95 min
35mm from Rialto
lecture by artist Fred Camper


Wednesday 10/9

7:30 PM
Chicago Film Society at NEIU
Queen of Diamonds — Nina Menkes — 1991 — 77 min
35mm print from the Academy Film Archive
Preceded by: Babobilicons (Daina Krumins, 1982) – 16 min – 16mm


Thursday 10/10

7:00 PM
Block Cinema: Perspectives on Horror
The Elephant Man — David Lynch — 1980 — 124 min — 35mm from UCLA Film & Television Archive


Friday 10/11


Saturday 10/12


Sunday 10/13


Monday 10/14


Tuesday 10/15


Wednesday 10/16


Thursday 10/17

7:00 PM
Block Cinema
Nostalgia For the Light — Patricio Guzmán — 2010 — 90 min — 35mm from Icarus Films


Friday 10/18

7:00 PM
Block Cinema: Ism Ism Ism: Countercultures and Undergrounds
Ismism — Manuel DeLanda — 1979 — 6 min — 16mm
Part of a longer shorts program


Saturday 10/19

1:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Home Movie Day at the Chicago History Museum
Bring your 8mm, S8, or 16mm home movies and see them projected!
Presented by the Chicago Film Society and the Chicago Film Archives

3:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Abbas Kiarostami
Certified Copy — Abbas Kiarostami — 2010 — 160 min
35mm from IFC Films


Sunday 10/20


Monday 10/21


Tuesday 10/22

7:00 PM
Chicago Film Society at Music Box Theatre
Jazz 34: Remembrances of Kansas City Swing — Robert Altman — 1997
72 min — 35mm from UCLA Film & Television Archive


Wednesday 10/23

6:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Abbas Kiarostami
Certified Copy — Abbas Kiarostami — 2010 — 160 min
35mm from IFC Films

7:00 PM
Block Cinema: Hidden Figures
One Way or Another — Sara Gómez — 1974/1977 — 78 min — 16mm from MCM Archives at Brown University


Thursday 10/24


Friday 10/25

6:15 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Fringe Benefits
Cat People — Paul Schrader — 1982 — 118 min
35mm from Universal


Saturday 10/26

11:00 AM
Music Box Theatre: Silent Cinema (co-presented by Chicago Film Society)
The Sideshow — Erle C. Kenton — 1928 — 67 min
35mm from Sony Pictures Repertory
Preceded by: “Felix the Cat Trumps the Ace” (Otto Mesmer, 1926) – 8 min – 16mm
Live organ accompaniment by Dennis Scott


Sunday 10/27


Monday 10/28


Tuesday 10/29


Wednesday 10/30

7:30 PM
Chicago Film Society at NEIU
Ghost Catchers — Edward F. Cline — 1944 — 68 min
35mm from Universal
Preceded by: Andy Clyde in “Spook to Me” (Harry Edwards, 1945) – 17 min – 35mm


Thursday 10/31

7:00 PM
Block Cinema: Perspectives on Horror
I Walked With a Zombie — Jacques Tourneur — 1943 — 69 min — 35mm from the Library of Congress

8:30 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Fringe Benefits
Cat People — Paul Schrader — 1982 — 118 min
35mm from Universal


Friday 11/1

8:30 PM
Block Cinema: Ism Ism Ism: Latin Camp
Lupe — José Rodriguez Soltero — 1966 — 49 min — 16mm from Light Cone
part of a longer shorts program


Saturday 11/2

12:30 PM
Block Cinema: Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation
details TBA

3:00 PM
Block Cinema: Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation
details TBA


Sunday 11/3

2:00 PM
Egyptian Theatre (Dekalb) : Classic Film Series
E.T The Extra-Terrestrial — Stephen Spielberg — 1982 — 114 min
35mm


Monday 11/4

7:00 PM
Chicago Film Society at Music Box Theatre
Over the Edge — Jonathan Kaplan — 1979 — 95 min
35mm from the Academy Film Archive
Preceded by: “Back Alley Oproar” (Friz Freleng, 1948) – 7 min – 16 mm
Screenwriter Tim Hunter in person


Tuesday 11/5


Wednesday 11/6


Thursday 11/7


Friday 11/8


Saturday 11/9

11:30 AM
Music Box Theatre: Silent Cinema (co-presented by Chicago Film Society)
The Signal Tower — Clarence Brown — 1924 — 84 min
35mm from the Library of Congress
Preceded by: “Jane’s Declaration of Independence” (Charles Giblyn, 1915) – 20 min – 35mm
Live organ accompaniment by Dennis Scott


Sunday 11/10


Monday 11/11


Tuesday 11/12


Wednesday 11/13


Thursday 11/14


Friday 11/15


Saturday 11/16


Sunday 11/17


Monday 11/18


Tuesday 11/19


Wednesday 11/20

7:30 PM
Chicago Film Society at NEIU
Daniel — Sidney Lumet — 1983 — 130 min
35mm from Paramount
Preceded by: “Come the Revolution” – 16mm


Thursday 11/21


Friday 11/22

7:00 PM
Block Cinema: Pop América
The Life of Juanita Castro — Andy Warhol — 1965 — 66 min — 16mm from MoMA


Saturday 11/23

7:00 PM, 9:00 PM
Chicago Film Society at filmfront
Louie Bluie — Terry Zwigoff — 1985 — 60 min
35mm from Terry Zwigoff
Preceded by: Assorted Musical “Soundies” – 10 min – 16mm


Sunday 11/24


Monday 11/25


Tuesday 11/26


Wednesday 11/27

7:30 PM
Chicago Film Society at NEIU
Poppy — A. Edward Sutherland — 1936 — 73 min
35mm from Universal
Preceded by: W.C. Fields in “The Fatal Glass of Beer” (Clyde Bruckman, 1933) – 18 min – 16mm


Thursday 11/28


Friday 11/29


Saturday 11/30


Sunday 12/1

2:00 PM
Egyptian Theatre (Dekalb) : Classic Film Series
It’s a Wonderful Life — Frank Capra — 1946 — 135 min
35mm


Monday 12/2

7:00 PM
Chicago Film Society at Music Box Theatre
Drumline — Charles Stone III — 2002 — 118 min
35mm print from 20th Century Fox


Tuesday 12/3


Wednesday 12/4


Thursday 12/5


Friday 12/6

7:00 PM
Block Cinema
When The Earth Trembled, or The Strength of Love — Barry O’Neill — 1913 — 48 min — 35mm from San Francisco Silent Film Festival
San Francisco After the Earthquake — Miles Brothers — 1906 — 9 min — 35mm from San Francisco Silent Film Festival
Unidentified silent shorts. Paper prints. Vitagraph films. No. 5 — 1908 — 10 min — 35mm from UCLA Film and Video Archive
The Sale of a Heart — Maurice Costello — 1913 — 15 min — 35mm from UCLA Film and Video Archive
live accompaniment by Dave Drazin


Saturday 12/7


Sunday 12/8


Monday 12/9

7:00 PM
Music Box Theatre: Silent Cinema (co-presented by Chicago Film Society)
Peter Pan — Herbert Brenon — 1924 — 105 min
35mm from Kino
Preceded by: “Peter Pan Handled” (Walter Lantz, 1925) – 7 min – 16mm
Live organ accompaniment by Dennis Scott


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