Special Events

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50th Anniversary of 1967: A Music Box Matinee Series

The Music Box celebrates the groundbreaking year of cinema that saw traditional, lavish studio pictures give rise to the stylish, inventive and boundary-shattering films of what would become known as... READ MORE

Feb 18th to Apr 2nd

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Midnights with Odd Obsession Movies

ODD OBSESSION MOVIES takes over the Music Box midnight screenings to present the wildest, most outrageous, off-the-wall cult rarities from the farthest corners of cinema!To learn more about ODD OBSESS... READ MORE

Feb 24th

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Juggernaut Film Festival

11 AM - 6:30 PM | Over 30+ Films WorldwideTickets $20 Online | $30 At The Door The Juggernaut Film Festival is a one-day event to celebrate Sci-Fi + Fantasy short films from around the world. Jug... READ MORE

Mar 4th

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Reel Film Day: A Celebration of 35MM Cinema

On Sunday March 5th, 2017, 35MM screens all over the world will champion the beautiful format of film and revel in all of the glorious depth and richness that ONLY film can provide: Reel Film Day is t... READ MORE

Mar 5th

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Midnights with Odd Obsession Movies

ODD OBSESSION MOVIES takes over the Music Box midnight screenings to present the wildest, most outrageous, off-the-wall cult rarities from the farthest corners of cinema!To learn more about ODD OBSESS... READ MORE

Mar 10th to Mar 11th

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Peace On Earth Film Festival 2017

Peace On Earth Film Festival (POEFF), the primary project of Transcendence Global Media, NFP, is a not-for-profit festival established to celebrate and encourage the work of independent filmmakers fro... READ MORE

Mar 10th to Mar 12th

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Silent Cinema at the Music Box

Classic silent films the way they were meant to be seen!  Featuring a live musical score on the famous Music Box organ by Dennis Scott, Music Box House Organist.PRICINGGeneral Admission Tickets –... READ MORE

Mar 11th

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The Chicago Film Society Presents

The Chicago Film Society comes to the Music Box for special presentations, all on glorious celluloid. The programs classic features, underseen rarities, cult films, short subjects, trailer reels and m... READ MORE

Mar 13th

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Field Trips: Cinema Science with the Field Museum!

The Field Museum heads to the Music Box Theatre on a few field trips! These educational and entertaining events combine film and cinema and go behind Hollywood. Join us to delve into the reality and s... READ MORE

Mar 14th

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Is It Still Funny?

Hosted by Mark CaroThey say tragedy plus time equals comedy, but what does comedy plus time equal? Chicago film/entertainment writer Mark Caro will put supposedly timeless comedy to the test each week... READ MORE

Mar 21st

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Doc10 Film Festival

Opening Night! Chicago Media Project's DOC10 kicks off with a benefit screening for the Merit School of Music. A special performance by Merit students will precede the screening of the Chicago pr... READ MORE

Mar 30th

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The Chicago Film Society Presents

The Chicago Film Society comes to the Music Box for special presentations, all on glorious celluloid. The programs classic features, underseen rarities, cult films, short subjects, trailer reels and m... READ MORE

Apr 3rd

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Field Trips: Cinema Science with the Field Museum!

The Field Museum heads to the Music Box Theatre on a few field trips! These educational and entertaining events combine film and cinema and go behind Hollywood. Join us to delve into the reality and s... READ MORE

Apr 4th

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Is It Still Funny?

Hosted by Mark CaroThey say tragedy plus time equals comedy, but what does comedy plus time equal? Chicago film/entertainment writer Mark Caro will put supposedly timeless comedy to the test each week... READ MORE

Apr 19th

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CineYouth Festival

CineYouth Festival celebrates emerging filmmakers over three days of screenings, workshops and networking at Chicago's historic Music Box Theatre, 3733 N Southport Ave. The 2017 CineYouth Festiva... READ MORE

May 4th to May 6th

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