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1919 Cinema Centennial

— A 100 Year Film Festival — When you sit in a darkened theater with a bunch of strangers, an unspoken bond forms as each individual becomes emotionally invested in the images flickering across t... READ MORE

Runtime: 125 mins

Format: DCP

First Love

FIRST LOVE is the prolific auteur, Takashi Miike, at his most fun and anarchic, a noir-tinged yakuza film blending genres in the story of a young boxer and a call girl, who fall passionately in l... READ MORE

Directed by: Takashi Miike

Runtime: 108 mins

Format: DCP

Halloween (1978)

Save up to $7 per person! Click here for Double Feature tickets to both shows!See Halloween 1978 & 2018!The Film that Redefined Movie Terror ForeverOn a cold Halloween night in 1963, six-year-old... READ MORE

Directed by: John Carpenter

Runtime: 92 mins

Format: DCP


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Halloween (2018)

Save up to $7 per person! Click here for Double Feature tickets to both shows!See Halloween 1978 & 2018!Presented by Creepy Co.It's been 40 years since Laurie Strode survived a vicious attack fro... READ MORE

Directed by: David Gordon Green

Runtime: 106 mins

Format: DCP

Jay and Silent Bob Reboot

The stoner icons who first hit the screen 25 years ago in CLERKS are back! When Jay and Silent Bob discover that Hollywood is rebooting an old movie based on them, the clueless duo embark on another c... READ MORE

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Runtime: 120 mins

Jazz '34: Remembrances of Kansas City Swing

Presented by the Chicago Film Society | CLICK HERE to Purchase TicketsBelieve it or not, Robert Altman once wound up directing an episode of the PBS culture-vulture staple Great Performances. JAZ... READ MORE

Directed by: Robert Altman

Runtime: 72 mins

Format: 35mm


*WINNER - Best Film - Venice Film Festival 2019*Director Todd Phillips' original, standalone origin story JOKER explores the world of—and according to—Arthur Fleck. Indelibly portrayed by Joaquin... READ MORE

Directed by: Todd Phillips

Runtime: 122 mins

Format: DCP

The Lighthouse

Opens October 25thFrom Robert Eggers, the visionary filmmaker behind modern horror masterpiece THE WITCH, comes this hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remot... READ MORE

Directed by: Robert Eggers

Runtime: 110 mins

Format: DCP

REEL ROCK 14 Chicago

CLICK HERE to Purchase TicketsThe REEL ROCK Film Tour, one of climbing's greatest celebrations, returns this fall with a new collection of world premiere films. In The High Road, the powerfu... READ MORE

Runtime: 150 mins

Format: DCP

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Sponsored by ALTER | Preceded by THE ONLY THING I LOVE MORE THAN YOU IS RANCH DRESSING (Sydney Clara Brafman, 1 min, 2018)This notorious horror parody — a fast-paced potpourri of camp, sci-fi and... READ MORE

Directed by: Jim Sharman

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: 35mm

The Sideshow

Live accompaniment by Music Box house organist Dennis Scott | Co-Presented by Chicago Film SocietyOne of a handful of surviving silent features from Columbia Pictures, THE SIDESHOW is the ki... READ MORE

Directed by: Erle C. Kenton

Runtime: 67 mins

Format: 35mm


Imported 35mm PrintOne of the most immersive and rarefied experiences in the history of cinema, Andrei Tarkovsky’s STALKER embarks on a metaphysical journey through an enigmatic post-apocalyptic lands... READ MORE

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Runtime: 163 mins

Format: 35mm

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