Friday, October 24 – Thursday, October 30

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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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through 11/2/2014
Tuesdays, 10 AM – 8 PM
Wednesdays – Sundays, 10 AM – 5 PM
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago: Simon Starling: Metamorphology
“…features Starling’s recent work in film, which often takes into account the very mechanics of the medium as well as its scientific prehistory.”
Autoxylopyrocycloboros — 2006 — 4 min — 38 color slides on a Götschmann slide projector
D1-Z1 (22,686,575:1) — 2009 — 30 sec loop of 35mm film on a Dresden D1 projector
→ ABOUT AUTOXYLOPYROCYCLOBOROS: [1] [2] [3]
→ ABOUT D1-Z1: [1] [2] [3]

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Friday 10/24

6:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Nagisa Oshima: His Will on Film
Empire of Passion — Nagisa Oshima — 1978 — 106 min
35mm from Janus Films

7:00 PM
Doc Films: You Can’t Handle the Youth: ’80s Classics of John Hughes and Rob Reiner
The Breakfast Club— John Hughes — 1985 — 97 min
35mm from Universal

7:00 PM
Block Cinema: A Magnificent Obsession: Henri Langlois and the Cinémathèque Française
The Shanghai Gesture — Josef von Sternberg — 1941 — 91 min
35mm from George Eastman House

9:00 PM
Doc Films: You Can’t Handle the Youth: ’80s Classics of John Hughes and Rob Reiner
The Breakfast Club— John Hughes — 1985 — 97 min
35mm from Universal

11:00 PM
Doc Films: You Can’t Handle the Youth: ’80s Classics of John Hughes and Rob Reiner
The Breakfast Club— John Hughes — 1985 — 97 min
35mm from Universal

midnight
Music Box Theatre: Midnights
Rocky Horror Picture Show — Jim Sharman — 1975 — 100 min
35mm

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Saturday 10/25

3:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Nagisa Oshima: His Will on Film
Empire of Passion — Nagisa Oshima — 1978 — 106 min
35mm from Janus Films

5:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: The Unquiet American: Transgressive Comedies from the US
1941 — Steven Spielberg — 1979 — 118 min
35mm from Universal Pictures

5:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Nagisa Oshima: His Will on Film
Death by Hanging — Nagisa Oshima — 1968 — 117 min
35mm from Janus Films

7:00 PM
Doc Films: Dochood: Two Thumbs Up for New Releases
How to Train Your Dragon 2 — Dean DeBlois — 2014 — 102 min
35mm from Criterion Pictures, USA

9:15 PM
Doc Films: Dochood: Two Thumbs Up for New Releases
How to Train Your Dragon 2 — Dean DeBlois — 2014 — 102 min
35mm from Criterion Pictures, USA

midnight
Music Box Theatre: Midnights
Rocky Horror Picture Show — Jim Sharman — 1975 — 100 min
35mm

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Sunday 10/26

1:00 PM
Doc Films: You Can’t Handle the Youth: ’80s Classics of John Hughes and Rob Reiner
The Breakfast Club— John Hughes — 1985 — 97 min
35mm from Universal

3:15 PM
Doc Films: Dochood: Two Thumbs Up for New Releases
How to Train Your Dragon 2 — Dean DeBlois — 2014 — 102 min
35mm from Criterion Pictures, USA

4:45 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: City In Transit – Hamburg on Film
Absolute Giganten — Sebastian Schipper — 1999 — 80 min
35mm from the Goethe-Institut

7:00 PM
Doc Films: Schmaltzywood: The Golden Age of Yiddish Cinema in America (1937-1940)
Motl the Operator — Joseph Seiden — 1939 — 88 min
35mm from The National Center for Jewish Film

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Monday 10/27

7:00 PM
Doc Films: Cinema of Childhood: Magic and Oatmeal Porridge
Pather Panchali — Satyajit Ray — 1955 — 126 min
35mm from the Academy Film Archive

7:45 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: City In Transit – Hamburg on Film
Absolute Giganten — Sebastian Schipper — 1999 — 80 min
35mm from the Goethe-Institut

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Tuesday 10/28

6:00 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: The Unquiet American: Transgressive Comedies from the US
1941 — Steven Spielberg — 1979 — 118 min
35mm from Universal Pictures
Followed by a lecture by Jonathan Rosenbaum

7:00 PM
Doc Films: Whodunit?: The Detective Story on Film
Death on the Nile — John Guillermin — 1978 — 140 min
35mm from BFI

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Wednesday 10/29

7:00 PM
Doc Films: The Wind Man and the Shogun: Akira Kurosawa and Toshiro Mifune
Throne of Blood— Akira Kurosawa — 1957 — 110 min
35mm from Janus Films

7:45 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center: Nagisa Oshima: His Will on Film
Death by Hanging — Nagisa Oshima — 1968 — 117 min
35mm from Janus Films

9:15 PM
Doc Films: The Wind Man and the Shogun: Akira Kurosawa and Toshiro Mifune
Throne of Blood— Akira Kurosawa — 1957 — 110 min
35mm from Janus Films

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Thursday 10/30

7:00 PM
Doc Films: The Interrator: The Documentary Work of Errol Morris
Standard Operating Procedure — Errol Morris — 2008 — 111 min
35mm from Sony Pictures Classics

7:00 PM
South Side Projections at Co-Prosperity Sphere
Fatal Frame: Avant-Garde Horror on 16mm
Fall of the House of Usher — Watson and Webber — 1928 — 13 min
Nocture — Peggy Ahwesh — 1998 — 30 min
On the Edge — Curtis Harrington — 1949 — 6 min
The Witch’s Cradle — Maya Deren — 1943 — 12 min
Book of the Dead — Victor Faccinto — 1978 — 16 min
16mm

7:00 PM
Block Cinema: Fantastic Voyages
Fantastic Planet — Rene Laloux — 1973 — 72 min
35mm

9:30 PM
Doc Films: Bowie is…: From Ziggy to Zoolander
Into the Night — John Landis — 1985 — 115 min
35mm from Universal

10:30 PM
Music Box Theatre
Rocky Horror Picture Show — Jim Sharman — 1975 — 100 min
35mm

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Other excursions:

• Go on a day trip! Here’s our list of suggestions for Midwestern cinema field trips.

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