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10 Things I Hate About You

Wednesday, August 14th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3635 N Clark St, Chicago, ILKat Stratford (Julia Stiles) is beautiful, smart and quite abrasive to most of... READ MORE

Directed by: Gil Junger

Runtime: 97 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Aug 14th

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Achoura

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | North American PremiereTwenty-five years ago, four Moroccan kids are having fun at frightening one another as they explore a condemned—likely haunted—house, when on... READ MORE

Directed by: Talal Selhami

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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All About Eve

"Fasten your seatbelts—it's going to be a bumpy night." Jealousy, manipulation, and betrayal unfold in this tour de force drama of an ambitious wannabe (Anne Baxter) who sets her sights on stealing th... READ MORE

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Runtime: 138 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 3rd

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Arrangiarsi: Pizza... & the Art of Living

CLICK HERE to purchase ticketsWriter, director, cinematographer, editor, and star Matteo Troncone begins this fascinating and philosophical first-person travelogue with no job, no relationship, and no... READ MORE

Directed by: Matteo Troncone

Runtime: 91 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 29th

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Attack of the Demons

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | World Premiere | Filmmaker in Attendance | Preceded by TOE - Dir. Neal O’Bryan and Chad ThurmanThe year is 1994, and in a small Colorado town, three frien... READ MORE

Directed by: Eric Power

Runtime: 74 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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Battling Butler

***Preceded by NEIGHBORS (1920, 20 min)  - New 4K restoration with Jon Mirsalis score***Keaton stars as Alfred Butler, a fragile young man whose father sends him into the country where he hopes m... READ MORE

Directed by: Buster Keaton

Runtime: 77 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 31st

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Belly

"Fuck a book," says star DMX, and indeed this is post-verbal filmmaking, with vital plot points rendered in Jamaican patois. BELLY opens with a blacklight nightclub stickup set to a cappella vocal gym... READ MORE

Directed by: Hype Williams

Runtime: 96 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jun 7th

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Belzebuth

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | North American PremiereAfter losing his family in a most horrific way, special border agent Ritter must investigate a series of deaths involving young children, whi... READ MORE

Directed by: Emilio Portes

Runtime: 115 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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Big

Wednesday, August 28th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3635 N Clark St, Chicago, ILAfter a wish turns 12-year-old Josh Baskin (David Moscow) into a 30-year-old ma... READ MORE

Directed by: Penny Marshall

Runtime: 104 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Aug 28th

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Bliss

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | Midwest Premiere | Preceded by BRUTAL REALITY, INC. - Dir. Eric BoccioBrilliant, macabre painter Dezzy Donahue, facing the worst creative block of her life, turns t... READ MORE

Directed by: Joe Begos

Runtime: 80 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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Boyz N The Hood

The granddaddy of 90s hood dramas charts the diverging fates of three friends—including rapper Ice Cube, making a big impression in his first film—coming of age in the urban warzone of South Central L... READ MORE

Directed by: John Singleton

Runtime: 112 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 25th

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The Breakfast Club

Wednesday, May 29th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3635 N Clark St, Chicago, ILFive high school students from different walks of life endure a Saturday detention... READ MORE

Directed by: John Hughes

Runtime: 97 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on May 29th

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Clueless

Wednesday, June 12th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3635 N Clark St, Chicago, ILShallow, rich and socially successful Cher (Alicia Silverstone) is at the top of... READ MORE

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Runtime: 97 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Jun 12th

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Culture Shock (Into the Dark, Episode 10)

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | Special Presentation | Filmmaker in Attendance | Preceded by RE-HOME - Dir. Izzy LeeA Hulu special presentation in partnership with Blumhouse Television, premi... READ MORE

Directed by: Gigi Saul Guerrero

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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Dark Victory

DARK VICTORY is a highly emotional, unforgiving piece of classical cinema about the choices one might make when learning of imminent death. Bette Davis stars in one of her most sensitive and magnetic... READ MORE

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Runtime: 104 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 31st

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Darlin'

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | Midwest Premiere | Filmmaker in AttendanceFound at a Catholic hospital, filthy and ferocious feral teenager Darlin’ is whisked off to a care home run by The Bishop... READ MORE

Directed by: Pollyanna McIntosh

Runtime: 101 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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Dead Ringer

What happened to Bette Davis after What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Her career was reborn. Warner Bros. encored it with another vehicle filled with Baby Jane-like bite and menace: DEAD RINGER, stylish... READ MORE

Directed by: Paul Henreid

Runtime: 116 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 17th

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Deadcon

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | World PremiereFor those who are convinced your laptops and smartphones are evil, we have a scare film about the horrors and isolation of being a social media influe... READ MORE

Directed by: Caryn Waechter

Runtime: 78 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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Falling Down

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | Director Joel Schumacher in Attendance for a Post-Film Q&AA middle-aged man dealing with both unemployment and divorce, William Foster (Michael Douglas) is havi... READ MORE

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Runtime: 113 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jun 13th

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The Feeling of Being Watched

***Director Assia Boundaoui in-person for post-film Q&As***In the Arab-American neighborhood outside of Chicago where journalist and filmmaker Assia Boundaoui grew up, most of her neighbors t... READ MORE

Directed by: Assia Boundaoui

Runtime: 87 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 8th

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Field of Dreams

Wednesday, July 3rd at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3635 N Clark St, Chicago, ILWhen Iowa farmer Ray (Kevin Costner) hears a mysterious voice one night in his cor... READ MORE

Directed by: Phil Alden Robinson

Runtime: 107 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Jul 3rd

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Fight Club

***20th Anniversary***A depressed man (Edward Norton) suffering from insomnia meets a strange soap salesman named Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt) and soon finds himself living in his squalid house after his... READ MORE

Directed by: David Fincher

Runtime: 139 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on May 31st

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Flatliners

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | Director Joel Schumacher in Attendance for a Post-Film Q&A | Rare 70mm Presentation | Preceded by WHEN LARRY MET STANLEY - Dir. Katy Jensen... READ MORE

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Runtime: 115 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Jun 13th

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The Florida Project

***Director Sean Baker in-person | CLICK HERE to purchase tickets | Presented by the Chicago Film Society***An unvarnished work about people living on the margins and continually flirting with homeles... READ MORE

Directed by: Sean Baker

Runtime: 112 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jul 22nd

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The General

***New 4k restoration with Carl Davis Orchestral score | Preceded by THE GOAT (1921, 24 min) - New 2K restoration with Robert Israel score***Many critics consider THE GENERAL to be the last great... READ MORE

Directed by: Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman

Runtime: 79 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 31st

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Ghost Killers vs. Bloody Mary

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | North American Premiere | Preceded by ONE IN TWO PEOPLE - Dir. Ali MashayekhiIn this horror-comedy, four YouTubers with expertise in supernatural events s... READ MORE

Directed by: Fabrício Bittar

Runtime: 103 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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GWAR vs. Cinepocalypse

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | Members of GWAR in Attendance for a Post-Film Q&AYou may have seen them in EMPIRE RECORDS, on BEAVIS & BUTTHEAD, or maybe even the Jerry Springer or Joan Ri... READ MORE

Runtime: 90 mins

Opens on Jun 13th

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GWAR vs. Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | Members of GWAR in AttendanceWe’ll be enslaving BälSäc and Sleazy P. long enough to participate in a career-spanning, moderated conversation and Q&A, as well as... READ MORE

Directed by: John Fasano

Runtime: 89 mins

Opens on Jun 13th

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High Fidelity

Wednesday, September 4th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3635 N Clark St, Chicago, ILRob Gordon (John Cusack) is the owner of a failing record store in Chicago, w... READ MORE

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Runtime: 113 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Sep 4th

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Highway To Hell

***Metal Movie Nights presents Budfoot + Highway to Hell | Featuring Metal Vinyl Weekend| Hosted by Chris Larkin and Gregg Elzinga | Sponsored by 3 Floyds******Event kicks off in the Lounge w/ Metal V... READ MORE

Directed by: Ate de Jong

Runtime: 94 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Jun 22nd

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Hot Dog...The Movie

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | 35th Anniversary 4K Producer’s Cut Restoration World PremiereHOT DOG… THE MOVIE slalomed into theaters at the post-PORKY’S peak of 1980s youth comedies, hittin... READ MORE

Directed by: Peter Markle

Runtime: 99 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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Hotel Imperial

Live accompaniment by Music Box house organist Dennis Scott | Co-presented by the Chicago Film SocietyThe height of Hollywood's polyglot cosmopolitanism from Paramount, the most continental of st... READ MORE

Directed by: Mauritz Stiller

Runtime: 85 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jun 8th

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Jezebel

Her role in Wyler's sensitive Antebellum drama garnered Bette Davis the second—and somewhat shockingly, final—Oscar of her burgeoning career, unforgettably playing the careening New Orleans society be... READ MORE

Directed by: William Wyler

Runtime: 104 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jul 20th

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Jurassic Park

Wednesday, September 25th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3635 N Clark St, Chicago, ILIn director Steven Spielberg's three-time Academy Award®-winning blockbuster... READ MORE

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Runtime: 127 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Sep 25th

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Kindred Spirits

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | World Premiere | Admission Free for Music Box Members | Director Lucky McKee in Attendance for a Post-Film Q&AIn the latest twisted work from the director of MA... READ MORE

Directed by: Lucky McKee

Runtime: 92 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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The Last to See Them

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | North American PremiereIn this haunting, tense and utterly devastating masterpiece from first-time writer/director Sara Summa, a family of four go about their daily... READ MORE

Directed by: Sara Summa

Runtime: 79 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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The Lodge

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | Midwest PremiereIn this psychologically unsettling slow burn, a young woman and her two introverted, soon-to-be new stepchildren find themselves snowed in at the fa... READ MORE

Directed by: Veronika Franz, Severin Fiala

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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The Lurker

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | World Premiere | Filmmaker in Attendance | Preceded by GO BACK - Dir. Matthew BarberA group of high school theatre students, celebrating their final performanc... READ MORE

Directed by: Eric Liberacki

Runtime: 74 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence

Free Admission for Music Box Theatre MembersAt a prisoner of war camp in the Pacific, Japanese guards and allied prisoners struggle with and against one another to maintain dignity, sanity, and physic... READ MORE

Directed by: Nagisa Ôshima

Runtime: 123 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on May 28th

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Mickey One

CLICK HERE to purchase tickets | Presented by the Chicago Film SocietyTwo years before the release of Bonnie and Clyde, Arthur Penn directed this underseen French New Wave-esque, film noir-inspired, a... READ MORE

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on May 27th

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Mope

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | Midwest Premiere | Filmmaker in AttendanceFresh from the Sundance Midnight section, this is the tragic true story of two best friends and low-end porn actors Steve... READ MORE

Directed by: Lucas Heyne

Runtime: 105 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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Mulholland Drive

***preceded by a custom Lynch pre-show from Daniel Knox***After a brutal car accident in Los Angeles, California, Rita is the sole survivor but suffers mass amnesia. Wandering into a strangers apartme... READ MORE

Directed by: David Lynch

Runtime: 147 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jun 1st

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The Mute

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | North American PremiereTwo knights—the experienced Willibrord and the young, mysterious hermit Noname—set off to christen a small pagan village hidden deep in the m... READ MORE

Directed by: Bartosz Konopka

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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The Navigator

***Preceded by THE PALEFACE (1922, 25 min) - 4K restoration with Jon Mirsalis score***Brilliantly exemplifying Buster Keaton's ability to mine rich humor from the inanimate, THE NAVIGATOR is a classic... READ MORE

Directed by: Buster Keaton, Donald Crisp

Runtime: 66 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 31st

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Now, Voyager

Dowdy, repressed spinster Charlotte (Bette Davis, with support from her untamed eyebrows) of the patrician Vale family is on the verge of a mental breakdown, thanks largely to her overbearing mother (... READ MORE

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Runtime: 117 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jun 22nd

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Old Acquaintance

Childhood frenemies reunite when author Kit Marlowe (Bette Davis) forges a homecoming on her book tour, where housewife Millie Drake (Miriam Hopkins) lives a simple existence. Inspired by her friend's... READ MORE

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

Runtime: 110 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 10th

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Poetic Justice

John Singleton's follow-up to Boyz n the Hood casts two of the biggest music superstars of the 90s—Janet Jackson (sporting now-iconic box braids) and Tupac (displaying his softer side)—and builds a fr... READ MORE

Directed by: John Singleton

Runtime: 109 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jul 5th

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Punta Muerto (Dead End)

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | North American Premiere | Preceded by SNAGGLETOOTH - Dir. Colin BishoppLuis Penafiel is a writer who has just finished a novel that presents the perfect c... READ MORE

Directed by: Daniel de la Vega

Runtime: 77 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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Rosewood

America is a country obsessed with neatly forgetting its past, and ROSEWOOD was a film eager to force remembrance. In many of his films, but particularly in ROSEWOOD, Singleton chose to see black peop... READ MORE

Directed by: John Singleton

Runtime: 140 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jul 9th

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Rudy

Wednesday, September 11th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3635 N Clark St, Chicago, ILRudy Ruettiger (Sean Astin) wants to play football at the University of Notr... READ MORE

Directed by: David Anspaugh

Runtime: 114 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Sep 11th

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Satan Met a Lady

While investigating the mysterious death of his partner (Porter Hall), detective Ted Shane (Warren William) becomes embroiled in a competitive search for the infamous Horn of Roland, desired by a femm... READ MORE

Directed by: William Dieterle

Runtime: 74 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jul 7th

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Satanic Panic

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | Midwest Premiere | Preceded by THE PARTY - Dir. Julianna RobinsonWritten by novelist Grady Hendrix (adapted from a story by Hendrix and Ted Geoghegan, who last... READ MORE

Directed by: Chelsea Stardust

Runtime: 89 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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The Scarlet Letter

Live accompaniment by Music Box house organist Dennis Scott | Co-presented by the Chicago Film SocietyThe Scarlet Letter is that rarest of things: a movie adapted from a great work of American literat... READ MORE

Directed by: Victor Sjöström

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jul 6th

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Sherlock Jr.

***Preceded by THE PLAY HOUSE (1921, 23 min) - New 4K restoration with Carl Davis Orchestral score + THE FROZEN NORTH (1922, 18 min) - New 2K restoration with Alexander Ranni score***A film projection... READ MORE

Directed by: Buster Keaton

Runtime: 45 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 31st

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Shorts Block 1

Program Lineup:DELLIRIA - Dir. Tomas StarkDELIVER - Dir. Ricardo FariasTHE FOLLOWER - Dir. Stephanie SzerlipGO TO SLEEP: A LAO GHOST STORY- Dir. Phet MahathongdyH'ILOL - Dir. Julia Scal... READ MORE

Runtime: 109 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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Shorts Block 2

Program Lineup:BUDFOOT - Dir. Tim Reis and James SizemoreCRITICAL HIT! - Dir. Adrien StocietDEEP TISSUE - Dir. Meredith AllowayKILLER OF KILLERS - Dir. Don SwaynosROAD TRASH - Dir. Natasha P... READ MORE

Runtime: 106 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Wednesday, July 24th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3635 N Clark St, Chicago, ILTeen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five... READ MORE

Directed by: Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey

Runtime: 117 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Jul 24th

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Steamboat Bill, Jr.

***Preceded by THE HIGH SIGN (1921, 20 min) - New 4K restoration with Carl Davis Orchestral score***A steamboat captain receives a telegram informing him that his son who he has not seen for many year... READ MORE

Directed by: Buster Keaton, Chas. F. Reisner

Runtime: 71 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 31st

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A Stolen Life

 A STOLEN LIFE was the first movie produced by Bette Davis' production company B. D. Productions. Bette Davis plays twin sisters Kate and Patricia Bosworth. In a picturesque New England town Kate... READ MORE

Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt

Runtime: 109 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 7th

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The Swerve

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | World Premiere | Filmmaker in AttendanceHolly seems to have it all: two kids, a nice house, a good job as a teacher, and a husband with an upwardly mobile career. B... READ MORE

Directed by: Dean Kapsalis

Runtime: 95 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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Tammy and the T-Rex

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | Original R-Rated 'Gore-Cut' 35mm World PremiereA tale of true love and sci-fi madness as old as time absurdly unfurls in your new, soon to be all-time-favorite, too... READ MORE

Directed by: Stewart Raffill

Runtime: 91 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jun 13th

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Total Recall

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | 70mm Screening | Michael Ironside in Attendance for a Post-Film Q&APaul Verhoeven's classic, ultra-violent adaptation of Philip K. Dick's short story “We Can Re... READ MORE

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Runtime: 113 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Jun 13th

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The Trials of Muhammad Ali

***screening followed by a Q&A w/ Aaron Wickenden (editor), Rachel Pikelny (producer), Joshua Abrams (composer), & Gordon Quinn (executive producer). Moderated by journalist Salim Mu... READ MORE

Directed by: Bill Siegel

Runtime: 86 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 5th

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Trust

CLICK HERE to purchase tickets | Presented by the Chicago Film SocietyIf Frank Borzage had survived to see the end of the Reagan Era, hated television, and took the gruff-but-gentle romance of Spencer... READ MORE

Directed by: Hal Hartley

Runtime: 107 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jun 10th

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Verotika

Opening Night | Director Glenn Danzig in Attendance for a Post-Film Q&A | Ticket includes Access to Opening Night After-PartyCinepocalypse 2019 couldn’t be more excited to bring you VEROTIKA, the... READ MORE

Directed by: Glenn Danzig

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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Villians

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | Midwest PremiereAfter a pair of painfully amateurish criminals break into a suburban home, they stumble upon a dark secret in the basement that two sadistic homeown... READ MORE

Directed by: Dan Berk, Robert Olsen

Runtime: 89 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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The Weather Underground

**screening followed by a Q&A w/ Bill Ayers (participant), Bernadine Dohrn (participant), & Lois Vossen (executive producer). Moderated by journalist Ray Pride (NewCity)****Co-presented by Kar... READ MORE

Directed by: Bill Siegel, Sam Green

Runtime: 92 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jun 5th

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Why Don't You Just Die!

A Part of Cinepocalypse 2019 | Midwest PremiereAndrei, a detective and the world’s most horrible father, brings together a terrible group of people in his apartment: his resentful actress daughte... READ MORE

Directed by: Kirill Sokolov

Runtime: 95 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 13th

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