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But I'm a Cheerleader

35mm Print | Preshow Drinks and DJ in Music Box Lounge at 9pm | Presented by Ramona Slick and Rated Q - A Celebration of Queer, Camp, & Cult CinemaJamie Babbit's creative feature debut follow... READ MORE

Directed by: Jamie Babbit

Runtime: 85 mins

Format: 35mm

The Conversation

Opens Friday, January 28th | New 35mm Print Lonely wiretapping expert and devout Catholic Harry Caul (Gene Hackman) is hired to record a seemingly innocuous conversation in San Francisco's Union... READ MORE

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Runtime: 113 mins

Format: 35mm

Follow the Smoke

Dice Media PresentsStand Up Sit Down is a series of Mockumentary style films all shot in Chicago, cast entirely of Stand Up Comedians and notable Chicago personalities. The films will premiere at the... READ MORE

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP


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The Freshman

Live accompaniment by Music Box house organist Dennis Scott | Programmed and co-presented by the Chicago Film Society One of the most financially successful pictures of t... READ MORE

Directed by: Fred Newmeyer, Sam Taylor

Runtime: 76 mins

Format: 35mm

Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

Presented by Chicago Film Society | CLICK HERE to Purchase Tickets Four years after he twisted the Western inside out with Dead Man, Jarmusch directed Ghost Dog, a mournful take on... READ MORE

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Runtime: 116 mins

Format: 35mm

Last and First Men

Opens Friday, January 28th Two billion years in the future, humanity finds itself on the verge of extinction. Almost all that remains are lone, surreal monuments—the futuristic, solemn, Brut... READ MORE

Directed by: Jóhann Jóhannsson

Runtime: 71 mins

Format: DCP

Licorice Pizza

***Screening in 35mm at 9:15pm or 9:40pm Friday, January 28th-Thursday, February 3rd | All Other Showings on DCP*** LICORICE PIZZA is the story of Alana Kane (Alana Haim) and Gary Valentine (Coop... READ MORE

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Runtime: 133 mins

Format: DCP

New York Ninja

Screening in 35mm John is just an average man working as a sound technician for a New York City news station, until one day his pregnant wife is brutally murdered after witnessing the kidnap... READ MORE

Directed by: John Liu, Kurtis Spieler

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: 35mm

The Perfume of the Lady in Black

A Part of Cinematic Void and Music Box of Horrors Present: January Giallo 2022 Director Francesco Barilli's hallucinatory giallo horror-thriller stars Mimsy Farmer (FOUR FLIES ON G... READ MORE

Directed by: Francesco Barilli

Runtime: 103 mins

Format: 35mm

The Scary of Sixty-First

*35mm Print* While out apartment hunting, college pals Noelle and Addie stumble upon the deal of a lifetime: a posh duplex on Manhattan's Upper East Side. But soon after moving in, a more siniste... READ MORE

Directed by: Dasha Nekrasova

Runtime: 81 mins

Format: 35mm

The Tarnished Angels

Heroic World War I pilot Roger Shumann (Robert Stack) is all but forgotten by the 1930s, but flying is all he knows, so he takes work as an air show stuntman. Roger's job is demeaning, low-paying and... READ MORE

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Runtime: 91 mins

Format: 35mm

The Velvet Queen

In the heart of the Tibetan highlands, multi-award winning nature photographer Vincent Munier guides writer Sylvain Tesson on his quest to document the exceptionally elusive snow leopar... READ MORE

Directed by: Marie Amiguet, Vincent Munier

Runtime: 92 mins

Format: DCP


Screening Digitally on Saturday, 1/22 & Sunday, 1/23 | Screening on 35mm Saturday, 1/29 at 4:15pm A nameless ronin, or samurai with no master (Toshirô Mifune), enters a small village in feuda... READ MORE

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Runtime: 110 mins

Format: DCP

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