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48 Hour Film Project: Best of Chicago Awards

Celebrate the Best of the 48 Hour Film Project

Runtime: 100 mins

Opens on Sep 14th

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48 Hour Film Project: Group A

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Runtime: 100 mins

Opens on Sep 10th

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48 Hour Film Project: Group B

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Runtime: 100 mins

Opens on Sep 10th

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48 Hour Film Project: Group C

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Runtime: 100 mins

Opens on Sep 10th

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48 Hour Film Project: Group D

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Runtime: 100 mins

Opens on Sep 11th

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48 Hour Film Project: Group E

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Runtime: 100 mins

Opens on Sep 11th

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After Hours

Griffin Dunne’s word processor (quaint!) visits Rosanna Arquette’s Henry Miller-loving mystery woman in Soho and experiences the longest, most nightmarish night of his life in this Martin Scorsese bla... READ MORE

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Runtime: 97 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 8th

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An American Tail: Fievel Goes West

The animated sequel to AN AMERICAN TAIL finds the titular mouse and his family traveling to the Wild West to escape the threat of cats. With the help of some old friends and new (including Jimmy... READ MORE

Directed by: Phil Nibbelink, Simon Wells

Runtime: 75 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 16th

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The Asphalt Jungle

What better way to close NOIR CITY’s salute to heist films than with the gold standard of the genre? Wily Doc Riedenschneider (Sam Jaffe, Oscar®-nominated) gets sprung from the joint and immediately p... READ MORE

Directed by: John Huston

Runtime: 112 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 31st

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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

**20th Anniversary!**Before it reached total pop culture saturation, there was the film that started it all: AUSTIN POWERS: INTERNATIONAL MAN OF MYSTERY! Made on a thrifty budget of $16.5 million, wha... READ MORE

Directed by: Jay Roach

Runtime: 89 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 8th

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Baby Driver

**On 35mm**Opens September 1stFrom Edgar Wright (SHAUN OF THE DEAD, HOT FUZZ) comes the best reviewed blockbuster of 2017, the action-packed, music-infused BABY DRIVER, presented for the first time in... READ MORE

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Runtime: 112 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 1st

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The Brink's Job

Boston’s legendary 1950 Brinks’ robbery, in which a gang of thieves made off with more than $2 million, was heralded as “The Crime of the Century”—especially after it went unsolved for years. It inspi... READ MORE

Directed by: William Friedkin

Runtime: 104 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 29th

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Candyman

The only Clive Barker adaptation to feature a score by Philip Glass, CANDYMAN's remarkable craft, as well as its odd mixture of baroque horror and academic camp, set it apart from the vast majority Am... READ MORE

Directed by: Bernard Rose

Runtime: 104 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 29th

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Charley Varrick

Meet Charley Varrick (Walter Matthau), Last of the Independents—at one point, the movie’s intended title. Charley’s a smart, methodical criminal, so when a robbery at a tiny New Mexico bank nets him w... READ MORE

Directed by: Don Siegel

Runtime: 111 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 30th

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Columbus

Opens September 8th**Opening Weekend Q&As with Director Kogonada - Friday, Sept 8th at 7pm & Saturday, Sept 9th at 4:15pm!**Sundance Film Festival - Official SelectionWhen a renowned architect... READ MORE

Directed by: Kogonada

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 8th

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David Gilmour: Live at Pompeii

*ONE NIGHT ONLY*45 years after Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour filmed LIVE AT POMPEII in the legendary Roman Amphitheatre there, he returned for two spectacular shows, part of his year-long tour in support... READ MORE

Runtime: 125 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 13th

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Deconstructing Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band

The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is one of the most influential albums of our time. Rolling Stone described it as “the most important rock & roll album ever m... READ MORE

Directed by: Scott Freiman

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 9th

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Deconstructing The Beatles' Revolver

In DECONSTRUCTING THE BEATLES' REVOLVER, composer/producer Scott Freiman takes Beatles fans young and old into the studio with The Beatles as they create their seminal 1966 album, Revolver.In man... READ MORE

Directed by: Scott Freiman

Runtime: 95 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 10th

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The Fly

Featuring a post film discussion with Field Museum expert Erica Zahnle When scientist Seth Brundle (Jeff Goldblum) completes his teleportation device, he decides to test its abilities on himself.... READ MORE

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Runtime: 96 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 24th

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Graphic Means: A History of Graphic Design Product

Tuesday, September 19th at 7:00pm CLICK HERE to purchase ticketsLevit and her team spent years traveling around the US and UK, interviewing designers, digging into archives, university libraries,... READ MORE

Directed by: Briar Levit

Runtime: 80 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 19th

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Heathers

Westerburg High School’s elite clique of popular girls is “The Heathers,” comprised of the powerful Heather Chandler, the green-with-envy Heather Duke, and the cowardly Heather McNamara. Rounding out... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 16th

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Hello From the Magic Tavern Live

CLICK HERE to purchase tickets | Presented by WBEZ's Podcast PassportCited as one of iTunes' Best Podcasts of 2015 and listed in The Guardian's 10 Best New Podcasts of 2015 (that aren't Seri... READ MORE

Runtime: 90 mins

Opens on Sep 17th

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In the Mouth of Madness

A part of MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS 2017When horror novelist Sutter Cane (Jürgen Prochnow) goes missing, insurance investigator John Trent (Sam Neill) scrutinizes the claim made by his publisher, Jackson H... READ MORE

Directed by: John Carpenter

Runtime: 95 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 7th

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Jacob's Ladder

Mourning his dead child, a haunted Vietnam War veteran attempts to discover his past while suffering from a severe case of dissociation. To do so, he must decipher reality and life from his own dreams... READ MORE

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Runtime: 113 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 20th

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Jaws

Featuring a post film discussion with Field Museum expert Kevin Feldheim.When a young woman is killed by a shark while skinny-dipping near the New England tourist town of Amity Island, police chief Ma... READ MORE

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Runtime: 124 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 27th

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The Jungle Book

Wednesday, September 6th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at The Park at WrigleyThe man-cub Mowgli flees the jungle after a threat from the tiger Shere Khan. Guided by Bagheera the panther an... READ MORE

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Runtime: 106 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Sep 6th

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Labyrinth

Saturday, September 9 at 2pm & 7pmLABYRINTH captivated a generation with its story of a girl (a very teenage Jennifer Connelly) who sets out to save her baby brother from the clutches of the begui... READ MORE

Directed by: Jim Henson

Runtime: 101 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 9th

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Lucky

Opens October 6thLUCKY follows the spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off the map desert town. Having out lived and out smoked all of his contemporar... READ MORE

Directed by: John Carroll Lynch

Runtime: 88 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 6th

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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Senator Ransom Stoddard (James Stewart) returns to the town of Shinbone for the funeral of Tom Doniphon (John Wayne) and recounts the decades-old shooting of outlaw Liberty Valance (Lee Marvin) to two... READ MORE

Directed by: John Ford

Runtime: 123 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 2nd

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Manolo

Opens September 22ndMANOLO: THE BOY WHO MADE SHOES FOR LIZARDS is the charming portrait of legendary fashion designer Manolo Blahnik and how his extraordinary dedication to his craft led him to become... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael Roberts

Runtime: 89 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 22nd

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May it Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers

**One Night Only**Filmed with extraordinary access over more than two years, MAY IT LAST: A PORTRAIT OF THE AVETT BROTHERS is a deeply intimate and revealing look at the Grammy Award-no... READ MORE

Directed by: Judd Apatow, Michael Bonfiglio

Runtime: 104 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 12th

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The Midwife

Opens September 15thTwo of French cinema's biggest stars shine in this bittersweet drama about the unlikely friendship that develops between Claire (Catherine Frot), a talented but tightly wound midwi... READ MORE

Directed by: Martin Provost

Runtime: 117 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 15th

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Mr. Smith Goes To Washington

When the idealistic young Jefferson Smith (James Stewart) winds up appointed to the United States Senate, he gains the mentorship of Senator Joseph Paine (Claude Rains). However, Paine isn't as noble... READ MORE

Directed by: Frank Capra

Runtime: 129 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 23rd

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National Theatre Live: Angels in America Part One - Millenium Approaches

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.Andrew Garfield (SILENCE, HAC... READ MORE

Directed by: Marianne Elliott

Runtime: 180 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 10th

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National Theatre Live: Angels in America Part Two - Perestrokia

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.Andrew Garfield (SILENCE, HAC... READ MORE

Directed by: Marianne Elliott

Runtime: 180 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 17th

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The Phantom of the Opera

Based on the 1910 novel of the same name, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is the role Lon Chaney was born to play, with a face made so grotesque and emaciated that audiences who saw the film as children on i... READ MORE

Directed by: Rupert Julian

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 11th

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The Philadelphia Story

**Academy Award Winner - Best Actor: James Stewart**This classic romantic comedy focuses on Tracy Lord (Katharine Hepburn), a Philadelphia socialite who has split from her husband, C.K. Dexter Haven (... READ MORE

Directed by: George Cukor

Runtime: 112 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 30th

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Pressing On: The Letterpress Film

Tuesday, September 19th at 8:30pmCLICK HERE to purchase ticketsThe modern world was born on a printing press. Once essential to communication, the 500-year-old process is in danger of being lost as it... READ MORE

Directed by: Andrew P. Quinn

Runtime: 105 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Sep 19th

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Quiet Please: Murder

Never On DVD!George Sanders is at his silky and arrogant best as a master forger who steals a priceless Shakespeare folio, loses it, and tries to recover it by holding hostage all the patrons in the L... READ MORE

Directed by: John Francis Larkin

Runtime: 70 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 31st

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Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale

A part of MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS 2017A young boy named Pietari (Onni Tommila) and his friend Juuso (Ilmari Järvenpää) think a secret mountain drilling project near their home in northern Finland has unc... READ MORE

Directed by: Jalmari Helander

Runtime: 84 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 7th

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Re-Animator

Opens September 22ndNew 4K Restoration!Herbert West (Jeffrey Combs) is a new Miskatonic University student who also moonlights as a mad scientist, intent on perfecting a serum that "re-animates" corps... READ MORE

Directed by: Stuart Gordon

Runtime: 105 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 22nd

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Rear Window

A beautiful exploration of mise-en-scène, REAR WINDOW stars Jimmy Stewart as wheelchair bound photographer L.B. ‘Jeff’ Jefferies. He starts using his telephoto lens to spy on his neighbors until one n... READ MORE

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Runtime: 112 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 14th

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Reservoir Dogs: 25th Anniversary

Brand new 35mm print!Opens September 15thSix criminals, perfect strangers to one another, are hired by a crime boss to carry out a diamond robbery. Assigned false names and told to focus on the job, t... READ MORE

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Runtime: 99 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 15th

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Richard Pryor: Live in Concert

In revisiting the towering stand-up comedy talent of the 20th century, do you look to his most successful Hollywood efforts, such as SILVER STREAK or STIR CRAZY, or do you go with the u... READ MORE

Directed by: Jeff Margolis

Runtime: 78 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 26th

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Serie Noire

In French with English subtitlesWhat do you get when French avant-garde novelist Georges Perec adapts a work of red-blooded American crime literature like Jim Thompson’s A Hell of a Woman? From one an... READ MORE

Directed by: Alain Corneau

Runtime: 111 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 4th

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Shortcut 100

CLICK HERE to purchase ticketsThe 2017 Shortcut100 Film Festival is the 5th annual short film showcase by Nebula Creatives L3C dedicated to recognizing and honoring independent filmmakers around the w... READ MORE

Runtime: 300 mins

Opens on Oct 8th

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Signature Move

Special Preview September 28th with Shabana Azmi in attendanceThe debut feature from Newcity's Chicago Film Project, set in Chicago with a Chicago-based cast and crew.In this hilarious and heartfelt l... READ MORE

Directed by: Jennifer Reeder

Runtime: 80 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 29th

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Six Bridges to Cross

The factual story of Boston’s legendary Brinks’ heist is given its first cinematic treatment in this character-driven caper. Noir maestro Sydney Boehm’s screenplay delves into the psychology of the pe... READ MORE

Directed by: Joseph Pevney

Runtime: 96 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 29th

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Smithereens

Susan Seidelman’s feature film debut SMITHEREENS is the meaner, younger sister of her cult classic DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN. Released 3 years prior and funded in part by the money her grandmother lef... READ MORE

Directed by: Susan Seidelman

Runtime: 89 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 9th

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The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

The most New York movie ever made, a time capsule of the Big Apple’s hellish Fun City days. A quartet of desperadoes led by Robert Shaw’s icy soldier of fortune hijacks a subway train loaded with pass... READ MORE

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Runtime: 104 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 30th

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Tales From the Hood

A part of MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS 2017A creepy mortician, Mr. Simms (Clarence Williams III), attempts to scare teenage drug dealer Stack (Joe Torry) and his friends straight by telling them four horrifyi... READ MORE

Directed by: Rusty Cundieff

Runtime: 98 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 7th

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Titicut Follies

***A Part of Art House Theater Day***Featuring a pre-recorded conversation between Director Frederick Wiseman and Wes AndersonTiticut Follies portrays the existence of occupants of Bridgewat... READ MORE

Directed by: Frederick Wiseman

Runtime: 84 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 24th

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Top Cat Begins

Presented by Viva PicturesWitness the beginning of the world’s most audacious cat, Top Cat! Poor, lonely and living on the streets, Top Cat is one sad cat, until a chance meeting with Benny, a naïve a... READ MORE

Directed by: Andrés Couturier

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 2nd

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Walker

A neo-Western biopic about William Walker, an American mercenary who made himself president of Nicaragua in 1856. Walker is almost unknown today but at the time he was wildly popular, and U.S. newspap... READ MORE

Directed by: Alex Cox

Runtime: 94 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 8th

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What Price Glory

Released a year after the very successful THE BIG PARADE, WHAT PRICE GLORY is Walsh's first high-caliber war film and it's camouflaged beneath the same antiwar sentiment as the former. Unusually... READ MORE

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Runtime: 116 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 9th

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Who is Arthur Chu?

Featuring a Q&A with Director Scott J. DruckerArthur Chu hacked Jeopardy! and won big. Now he's using his newfound celebrity to battle dark forces on the internet as a blogger and cultural pundit.... READ MORE

Directed by: YU GU, SCOTT DRUCKER

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 16th

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