Upcoming Special Events

The 2015 Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts
Sat 7  – Sun 15 Feb

The 2015 Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts

Now in its 10th year, “The Oscar® Nominated Short Films” showcase the Live Action, Animation and Documentary nominees as three separate theatrical events. This will be the only opportunity for audiences to watch the nominated shorts prior to the 87th Academy Awards® ceremony on Sunday, February 22nd, 2015. The Music Box Theatre will screen the Oscar Nominated Short Documentaries in two parts.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with <cite>The Princess Bride</cite>

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Fri 13 Feb, 9:30pm

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with The Princess Bride

directed by Rob Reiner starring Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Peter Falk (1987)

On Valentine’s Day weekend, come see The Princess Bride, the fairy tale that puts the “comedy” in “romantic comedy”, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing.

Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Sing-Along with <cite>Casablanca</cite>

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Sat 14 Feb, 1:00pm

Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Sing-Along with Casablanca

directed by Michael Curtiz in English (1942)

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Bogie and Bergman!

Field Trips: Cinema Science with the Field Museum!
Sun 15 Feb – Sun 22 Mar

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 science behind the silver screen!

<cite>Verdun, visions d’histoire</cite>

Thu 19 Feb, 7:00pm

Verdun, visions d’histoire

directed by Léon Poirier (1928)

This event is possible thanks to a grant from the Institut Français and the Mission du Centenaire 14-18 in Paris in partnership with the Cinemathèque de Toulouse and the Cultural Service at the Consulate General of France in Chicago.

The Chicago Humanities Festival presents Kim Gordon

Thu 26 Feb, 7:00pm

The Chicago Humanities Festival presents Kim Gordon

Conversation & Book Signing

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