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The new feature documentary ALGREN is a journey through the gritty world, brilliant mind, and noble heart of Nelson Algren. Exploding onto the national scene in 1950 after winning the first-ever Natio... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael Caplan

Runtime: 85 mins

Format: Digital


Asia’s motherhood has always been an ongoing struggle rather than an obvious instinct. Becoming a mother at a very early age has shaped Asia’s relationship with her teenage daughter Vika. De... READ MORE

Directed by: Ruthy Pribar

Runtime: 85 mins

Format: Digital


The great Taiwanese filmmaker Tsai Ming-liang (GOODBYE DRAGON INN) has been directing exquisite examinations of alienation, isolation, and the fleeting beauty of human connection featuring his muse Le... READ MORE

Directed by: Tsai Ming-Liang

Runtime: 127 mins

Format: Digital


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One of the most acclaimed directorial debuts of recent years, and the winner of the coveted FIPRESCI Prize in the Un Certain Regard section of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, Bogdan Mirică’s Dogs is th... READ MORE

Directed by: Bogdan Mirică

Runtime: 104 mins

Format: Digital

House of Wax + Waxwork

Friday Night Double Feature | A Part of Music Box of Horrors: Dawn of the Drive-In Presented by Shudder Every generation gets the wax museum horror movie it deserves, and in 2005 horror-loving te... READ MORE

Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra (HOUSE OF WAX), Athony Hickox (WAXWORK)

Runtime: 208 mins

Format: Digital

Joy Ride

Bobcat Goldthwait and Dana Gould in Attendance for Post-Film Q&A | Midwest Premiere | Co-presented with Chicago Critics Film Festival Frenemies and veteran comedians Dana Gould and Bobca... READ MORE

Directed by: Bobcat Goldthwait

Runtime: 70 mins

Format: DCP

Learning to Live Together: The Return of Mad Dogs

One Show Only In the spring of 1970, Joe Cocker undertook what became the legendary Mad Dogs and Englishmen tour, immortalized in a live album and concert film. Fifty years later, first-time... READ MORE

Directed by: Jesse Lauter

Runtime: 111 mins

Format: DCP

Music Box of Horrors - Half Marathon

Saturday, October 23rd 11:45pm to Sunday, October 24th 12pmJoin us for a half version of THE MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS, starting with SINK at 12:15am and THE FACULTY at 12:30am. Admission begins at roughly... READ MORE

Runtime: 90 mins

The Mustangs: America's Wildest Horses

The Mustangs: America’s Wild Horses is a feature documentary that is executive produced by Robert Redford, Patti Scialfa Springsteen and Jessica Springsteen.The film features songs by Bruce Springstee... READ MORE

Directed by: Steven Latham, Conrad Stanley

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: Digital


Thirsty Thursdays Feature | A Part of Music Box of Horrors: Dawn of the Drive-In Presented by Shudder Produced by David Lynch’s longtime collaborator Mary Sweeney and featuring Lynch in a minor r... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael Almereyda

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: Digital


Opens Friday, October 22nd | New 4K Restoration Banned upon its original release in 1981, Andrzej Żuławski’s stunningly choreographed nightmare of a marriage unraveling is an experience unlike an... READ MORE

Directed by: Andrzej Zulawski

Runtime: 124 mins

Format: DCP

The Rescue

THE RESCUE chronicles the enthralling, against-all-odds story that transfixed the world in 2018: the daring rescue of twelve boys and their coach from deep inside a flooded cave in Northern Thailand.A... READ MORE

Directed by: E. Chai Vasarhelyi (FREE SOLO), Jimmy Chin (FREE SOLO)

Runtime: 108 mins

Format: DCP

Scream 2

A Part of Music Box of Horrors: Dawn of the Drive-In Presented by Shudder It was inevitable that Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson’s game-changing horror hit Scream would garner a sequel, one that’... READ MORE

Directed by: Wes Craven

Runtime: 120 mins

Format: Digital


Serial Killer Sundays Feature | A Part of Music Box of Horrors: Dawn of the Drive-In Presented by Shudder When a killer begins a string of gruesome, fiendishly inventive murders based on the seve... READ MORE

Directed by: David Fincher

Runtime: 127 mins

Format: Digital

Shy People

Presented by Chicago Film Society | CLICK HERE to Purchase Tickets Do you love DELIVERANCE but find it too mannered and insufficiently attentive to mother-daughter dynamics? A lyrical c... READ MORE

Directed by: Andrei Konchalovsky

Runtime: 118 mins

Format: 35mm


Nü-Metal Mondays Feature | A Part of Music Box of Horrors: Dawn of the Drive-In Presented by Shudder Based on the character “Captain Howdy”—also the subject of the 1984 Twisted Sister song “Horro... READ MORE

Directed by: John Pieplow

Runtime: 85 mins

Format: Digital


TITANE: A metal highly resistant to heat and corrosion, with high tensile strength alloys, often used in medical prostheses due to its pronounced biocompatibility.Winner of the Palme d'Or, Cannes 2021... READ MORE

Directed by: Julia Ducournau

Runtime: 104 mins

Format: DCP

Video Brain Blender

Lunchmeat & Strange Tapes Present | A Part of Music Box of Horrors: Dawn of the Drive-In Presented by Shudder A cranium-cracking concoction of VHS era insanity that explores the depths of hom... READ MORE

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: Digital

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