Son of 70mm Film Festival

Friday, July 11th – Thursday, July 24th, 2014


The Music Box Theatre is proud to bring you the return of our two-week festival of films presented in glorious 70mm. See these films as their creators wished them to be seen: on the big screen, in a theatre, on film, and in 70mm.


Bro Jackson: “A love letter to the Son of 70mm Film Festival”

Tue 15 Jul 2014, 11:06am

“But somehow, movies projected in 70mm on film feel more real than other movies because of their flaws. They are the movie-est of movies.”

Chicago Tribune: “Big pictures celebrated at 70MM Film Festival”

by Michael Phillips, Wed 10 Jul 2013, 4:48pm

Projectionist Rebecca Lyon fired up some of 2001. “It looked wonderful,” says the Chicago Tribune.

Chicagoist: “Music Box's Son Of 70mm Film Festival Is A BFD”

by Jack Davis, Tue 24 Jun 2014, 10:55am

“You really do see more when you watch a movie in 70mm,” says Chicagoist. “Music Box Theatre in Chicago Announces "Son of 70MM Film Festival"”

Fri 20 Jun 2014, 4:48pm

Son of 70mm Film Festival “should register as a must-see event for any self-respecting cinephile”, declares

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