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California Split

Picked by Rebecca, ProjectionistRebecca says: Elliott Gould and George Segal star in one of Altman’s finest films; a bittersweet and gentle comedy about compulsive gamblers and one of the most el... READ MORE

Directed by: Robert Altman

Runtime: 108 mins

Format: 35mm

A Fantastic Woman

CLICK HERE for an Exclusive Music Box Interview with Director Sebastián Lelio**2018 Academy Award Winner - Best Foreign Language Film**Marina and Orlando are in love and planning for the future.... READ MORE

Directed by: Sebastián Lelio

Runtime: 104 mins

Format: DCP

Keep the Change

When aspiring filmmaker David (Brandon Polansky) is mandated by a judge to attend a social program at the Jewish Community Center, he is sure of one thing: he doesn’t belong there. But when he’s assig... READ MORE

Directed by: Rachel Israel

Runtime: 94 mins

Format: DCP


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Leaning into the Wind

CLICK HERE for an Exclusive Music Box Interview with Director Thomas RiedelsheimerSixteen years after the release of the groundbreaking film RIVERS AND TIDES - ANDY GOLDSWORTHY WORKING WITH TIME direc... READ MORE

Directed by: Thomas Riedelsheimer

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: DCP

Lust in the Dust

Presented by The Chicago Film Society CLICK HERE for Advance Tickets  One of the most overlooked talents to come out Roger Corman’s AIP director mill, Paul Bartel continued to... READ MORE

Directed by: Paul Bartel

Runtime: 84 mins

Format: 35mm


ONE SHOW ONLYMarch 24th at 6pm Featuring a Post-Screening Q&A with Daryl Hannah & Neil Young!Time is fluid in this far-fetched, whimsical western tale of music and love. Somewhere in the futur... READ MORE

Directed by: Daryl Hannah

Runtime: 74 mins

Format: DCP

Ready Player One

***Screening in 70mm***From filmmaker Steven Spielberg comes the science fiction action adventure READY PLAYER ONE, based on Ernest Cline’s bestseller of the same name, which has become a worldwide ph... READ MORE

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Runtime: 140 mins

Format: 70mm

Rocky Horror Picture Show

This notorious horror parody — a fast-paced potpourri of camp, sci-fi and rock ‘n’ roll, among other things — tracks the exploits of naïve couple Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon) after... READ MORE

Directed by: Jim Sharman

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: 35mm

The Room

This “electrifying American black comedy about love, passion, betrayal and lies” stars (and was directed, written and produced by) the mysterious Tommy Wiseau, and has been a cult favorite in LA since... READ MORE

Directed by: Tommy Wiseau

Runtime: 99 mins

Format: 35mm

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