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48 Hour Film Project: Best of Chicago Awards

Celebrate the Best of the 2018 48 Hour Film Project

Runtime: 100 mins

Opens on Aug 2nd

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48 Hour Film Project: Group A

Group A Film Teams and DirectorsBroken Lamp Productions - Saad AhmedCenterseat Production - Erik KratzerChi- Legacy - Robert MasonClumzo Productions - Bryan ContiEND Studios -Sean ZielinskiGood Stuff... READ MORE

Runtime: 100 mins

Opens on Jul 29th

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48 Hour Film Project: Group B

Group B Teams and Directors31219 Productions - Christopher MaguraAngry Tree Films - JC FarrisAre We Rolling? - Madolyn RusenAspire Productions - Benjamin YoungBon Vie Cinema - Travon PrintisEmulsion -... READ MORE

Runtime: 111 mins

Opens on Jul 29th

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48 Hour Film Project: Group C

Group C Teams and DirectorsAunty Whiskers & Gulla0 - Harsha Gullapalli Demo Duck - Sam PowellDON'T PAY - Jared BohlkenF.A.M Forward Arts Movement - Naima DawsonHoe Cake Production - Julie Pet... READ MORE

Runtime: 119 mins

Opens on Jul 29th

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48 Hour Film Project: Group D

Group D Teams and DirectorsAlley Cake Films - Erik ScanlonCHUD Productions - Patrick O'SullivanEschflix - Reba EschmannFree Spirit Media - Sarah OberholtzerHela's Hand Productions - Cameron DavisHyasi... READ MORE

Runtime: 111 mins

Opens on Jul 30th

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48 Hour Film Project: Group E

Group E Teams and Directors(555) 555 - 5555 - Kevin Hricik13O4 - Rupanshi DidwaniaBack 40 Productions - Mitch ApleyBearCat Productions - Hannah Ii-Epsteincrushing - Jose JaimeEntertainment Buffet - Br... READ MORE

Runtime: 119 mins

Opens on Jul 30th

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All My Sons

***1949 "A" Film | Double Feature ticket option includes admission to The Spiritualist***Edward G. Robinson gives one of his most affecting performances as successful businessman Joe Keller, grappling... READ MORE

Directed by: Irving Reis

Runtime: 94 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 20th

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Back to the Future

Wednesday, September 19th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3637 N Clark St, Chicago, ILIn this 1980s sci-fi classic, small-town California teen Marty McFly (Michae... READ MORE

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Runtime: 116 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Sep 19th

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Blind Spot

***1947 "B" Film | CLICK HERE to purchase a Double Feature ticket option for The Unsuspected & Blind Spot***A perfect example of the ingenious, low-rent glory of "B" movies. Veteran Columbia star... READ MORE

Directed by: Robert Gordon

Runtime: 73 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 19th

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The Blue Dahlia

***1946 "A" Film | 1946 Double Feature ticket option includes admission to Strange Impersonation***The only original screenplay penned by the legendary detective story writer was crafted under deadlin... READ MORE

Directed by: George Marshall

Runtime: 96 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 18th

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Bodyguard

***1948 "B" Film | CLICK HERE to purchase a Double Feature ticket for I Walk Alone & Bodyguard***Hollywood's biggest badass is back! Legendary lawbreaker Lawrence Tierney is cast as an insubordina... READ MORE

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Runtime: 62 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 19th

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The Captain

***Director Robert Schwentke in person for a post-film Q&A following the 8/3 7:30pm screening***Based on a disturbing true story, the film follows Willi Herold (Max Hubacher), a German army desert... READ MORE

Directed by: Robert Schwentke

Runtime: 118 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Aug 3rd

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Conflict

***1945 "A" Film | 1945 Double Feature ticket option includes admission to Escape in the Fog***One of Humphrey Bogart's rarest films has the legendary actor as a scheming wife-killer (Rose Hobart... READ MORE

Runtime: 86 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 18th

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Cowboy Bebop: The Movie

***Wed, 8/15 9:30pm - In Japanese with English subtitles | Thu, 8/16 7pm - Dubbed in English with 15 mins of behind-the-scene footage***Caught up in a world of dreams, lost in the cruelty of reality.W... READ MORE

Directed by: Shinichirô Watanabe, Tensai Okamura

Runtime: 114 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Aug 15th

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Devil in a Blue Dress

***Opening Night | Carl Franklin in person for a post-film Q&A***Denzel Washington stars as "Easy" Rawlins, a WWII veteran in Los Angeles who picks up some freelance detective work searching for a... READ MORE

Directed by: Carl Franklin

Runtime: 102 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 17th

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Dominion

CLICK HERE to purchase ticketsExposing the dark underbelly of modern animal agriculture through drones, hidden & handheld cameras, the feature-length film explores the morality and validity of our... READ MORE

Directed by: Chris Delforce

Runtime: 125 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Aug 1st

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Escape in the Fog

***1945 "B" Film | CLICK HERE to purchase a 1945 Double Feature Ticket for Conflict & Escape in the Fog***An army nurse (Nina Foch) is terrified by a fog-shrouded dream in which she witnesses a tr... READ MORE

Directed by: Oscar “Budd” Boetticher

Runtime: 65 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 18th

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An Evening with Don Coscarelli

CONVERSATION and screening of BUBBA HO-TEPPRICING$40 Book + Film Screening/$37 for Music Box Members$10 Film Screening Only/$7 for Music Box Members***Only books purchased via the Book Stall or throug... READ MORE

Runtime: 150 mins

Opens on Oct 8th

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Flamingo Road

Joan Crawford re-teams with Curtiz for this downmarket MILDRED PIERCE, which asks whether a carnival dancer can rise to posh confines of Flamingo Road. Crawford must beat a gauntlet of corrupt sheriff... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Runtime: 94 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 4th

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The Fugitive

Wednesday, August 1st at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3637 N Clark St, Chicago, ILWrongfully accused of murdering his wife, Richard Kimble (Harrison Ford) escapes... READ MORE

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Runtime: 130 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Aug 1st

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Get My Gun

Cleaning hotel rooms is how Amanda (a fearless Kate Hoffman) makes ends meet, but one day, she enters the wrong room. Brutally attacked, Amanda is left emotionally shattered and pregnant. Looking to f... READ MORE

Directed by: Brian Darwas

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 14th

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Grease

Wednesday, August 8th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3637 N Clark St, Chicago, ILExperience the friendships, romances and adventures of a group of high school ki... READ MORE

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Runtime: 130 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Aug 8th

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Heavy Trip

Hailing from a small village in Northern Finland, musician Turo (Johannes Holopainen) is trying to overcome his fears by leading the an unknown heavy metal cover band, Impaled Rektum, to Norway's bigg... READ MORE

Directed by: Juuso Laatio, Jukka Vidgren

Runtime: 92 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 5th

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I Walk Alone

***1948 "A" Film | Double Feature ticket option includes admission for Bodyguard***Burt Lancaster plays Prohibition era bootlegger Frankie Madison, who gets out of prison after 14 years to find his fo... READ MORE

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Runtime: 97 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Aug 19th

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I Was a Shoplifter

***1950 "B" Film | CLICK HERE to purchase a Double Feature ticket for The Man Who Cheated Himself & I Was a Shoplifter***Cop Scott Brady agrees to go undercover to shadow shoplifter Mona Freeman,... READ MORE

Directed by: Charles Lamont

Runtime: 74 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 21st

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Jumanji

Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst and Bonnie Hunt star in the original big-screen adaptation of the award-winning children's book. When young Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't rea... READ MORE

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Runtime: 104 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jul 31st

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The Losers' Club - Live Podcast Recording

Constant Readers and Listeners can learn all about the ins and outs of Stephen King's Castle Rock and Hulu's new series in this in-depth discussion featuring both the podcast's co-hosts and featured g... READ MORE

Runtime: 60 mins

Opens on Jul 28th

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The Man Who Cheated Himself

***1950 "A" Film | Double Feature ticket option includes admission to I Was a Shoplifter***Veteran San Francisco cop Ed Cullen (Lee J. Cobb, in a rare subdued mode) slips into a moral morass when his... READ MORE

Directed by: Felix E. Feist

Runtime: 81 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 21st

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National Theatre Live: Macbeth

Shakespeare's most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), will see Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Oil, Suffragette) retu... READ MORE

Directed by: Rufus Norris

Runtime: 130 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Aug 7th

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Noah's Ark

Curtiz's answer to Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 telling of THE TEN COMMANDMENTS, NOAH'S ARK mixes its Old Testament parable with a modern tale of civilizational catastrophe with a World War I backdrop. The... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jul 29th

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One False Move

***Opening Night | Carl Franklin in person for a post-film Q&A***Carl Franklin's feature film debut is both a powerful crime drama and a gritty, unvanished rumination on race and class in the Amer... READ MORE

Directed by: Carl Franklin

Runtime: 105 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 17th

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The People Against O'Hara

***1951 "A" Film | Double Feature ticket option includes admission to Pickup***The great Spencer Tracy makes his only foray into film noir playing a retired New York attorney who returns to the courtr... READ MORE

Directed by: John Sturges

Runtime: 102 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 22nd

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Pickup

***1951 "B" Film | CLICK HERE to purchase a Double Feature ticket for The People Against O'Hara & Pickup***Hugo Haas was vilified as one of the worst filmmakers of the 1950s. He didn't just have t... READ MORE

Directed by: Hugo Haas

Runtime: 78 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 22nd

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The Scarlet Hour

***1952 "B" Film | CLICK HERE to purchase a Double Feature ticket for The Turning Point & The Scarlet Hour***Nearing the end of his legendary career, Michael Curtiz produced and directed this intr... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Runtime: 95 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 23rd

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The Shawshank Redemption

Welcome to Shawshank State Penitentiary, where the laundry's fresh, the warden's corrupt, and the walls tend to be funny. First, you hate 'em, then you get used to 'em. After long enough, you get so y... READ MORE

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Runtime: 142 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jul 28th

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Space Jam

Wednesday, August 22nd at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3637 N Clark St, Chicago, ILSwackhammer (Danny DeVito), an evil alien theme park owner, needs a new attract... READ MORE

Directed by: Joe Pytka

Runtime: 87 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Aug 22nd

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The Spiritualist

***1949 "B" Film | CLICK HERE to purchase a Double Feature ticket for All My Sons & The Spiritualist***A phony medium (Turhan Bey, in a supremely slippery performance) convinces a gullible widow t... READ MORE

Directed by: Bernard Vorhaus

Runtime: 78 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 20th

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Strange Impersonation

***1946 "B" Film | CLICK HERE to purchase a 1946 Double Feature ticket for The Blue Dhalia & Strange Impersonation***There's no point in trying to summarize the plot. More craziness is stuffed int... READ MORE

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Runtime: 68 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 18th

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Summer of '84

Writer Stephen Smith in attendance for a post-film Q&AFor 15-year-old Davey (Graham Verchere), the thought of having a serial killer in his suburban town circa the 1980s is a scary yet exciting pr... READ MORE

Directed by: François Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell

Runtime: 105 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Aug 10th

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Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song

***New 4k Restoration***Director/writer/producer/editor/ composer Melvin Van Peebles stars as a black orphan raised in a brothel and groomed to be a sex show performer. Set up by his bo... READ MORE

Directed by: Melvin Van Peebles

Runtime: 97 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Aug 3rd

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Top Gun

Wednesday, September 5th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3637 N Clark St, Chicago, ILIn one of the loudest, dumbest, and sweatiest of all 80s action films, T... READ MORE

Directed by: Tony Scott

Runtime: 110 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Sep 5th

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The Turning Point

***1952 "A" Film | Double Feature ticket option includes admission to The Scarlet Hour***Prosecutor Edmond O'Brien leads a government probe into a crime syndicate headed by sinister Ed Begley, but he'... READ MORE

Directed by: William Dieterle

Runtime: 85 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Aug 23rd

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The Unsuspected

***1947 "A" Film | Double Feature ticket option includes admission to Blind Spot***When the secretary of a popular radio personality (Claude Rains) commits suicide, the commentator uses his considerab... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Runtime: 103 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 19th

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