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Chicago Latino Film Festival

Chicago Latino Film Festival The 15th annual Chicago Latino Film Festival, presented by Chicago Latino Cinema and Columbia College, continues Friday through Wednesday, April 16 through 21. Film and video screenings will be at Water Tower, 845 N. Michigan; Facets Multimedia Center, 1517 W. Fullerton; Latino Experimental Theatre, 1814 S. Paulina; Northeastern Illinois Univ., 5500 […]

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Silver Images Film Festival

Silver Images Film Festival Presented by the Chicago-based documentary production and distribution company Terra Nova Films, the Silver Images Film Festival runs Sunday, April 18, through Wednesday, May 5, at AARP Information Center, 222 N. LaSalle; Atlas Senior Center, 1767 E. 79th St.; Catholic Health Partners/Saint Anthony’s Hospital, 2875 W. 19th St.; College of Lake […]

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Asian American Showcase

Asian American Showcase The fourth annual Asian American Showcase, presented by the Foundation for Asian American Independent Media and the Film Center of the School of the Art Institute, runs Saturday, April 3, through Sunday, April 11. Screenings will be at the Film Center, Art Institute, Columbus Drive at Jackson. Tickets are $7, $3 for […]

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Polish Movie Springtime

Polish Movie Springtime Polish Movie Springtime, a festival of classic and contemporary Polish films presented by the Society for Arts, continues Friday, March 19, through Friday, March 26. Screenings will be at the Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence, and the Society for Arts, 1112 N. Milwaukee. Tickets are $5 to $7; a $12 pass admits […]

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Women in the Director’s Chair International Film and Video Festival

Women in the Director’s Chair International Film and Video Festival The 18th annual Women in the Director’s Chair International Film and Video Festival, featuring narrative, documentary, animated, and experimental works by women, runs from Friday, March 19 through Sunday, March 28. Screenings are at the Film Center, Art Institute, Columbus Drive at Jackson; HotHouse, 31 […]

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Polish Movie Springtime

Polish Movie Springtime Polish Movie Springtime, a festival of classic and contemporary Polish films presented by the Society for Arts, runs Saturday, March 13, through Friday, March 26. Screenings will be at the Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence. Tickets are $5 to $10, depending on the program. For more information call 773-486-9612. SATURDAY, MARCH 13 […]

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European Union Film Festival

European Union Film Festival The European Union Film Festival continues Friday through Sunday, February 19 through 21, at the Film Center, Art Institute, Columbus Drive at Jackson. Admission is $7, $3 for Film Center members. For further information call 312-443-3737. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19 Unmarried Couples–A Comedy That Will Break You Up This 1997 Swedish comedy-drama […]

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European Union Film Festival

European Union Film Festival The European Union Film Festival continues Friday, February 12, through Sunday, February 21, at the Film Center, Art Institute, Columbus Drive at Jackson. Admission is $6, $3 for Film Center members. For further information call 312-443-3737. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12 Their Frozen Dream In Flight of the Eagle (1982) Swedish director Jan […]

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Around the Coyote

Around the Coyote Around the Coyote Arts Festival presents a program of independent works by local artists on Saturday and Sunday, September 12 and 13. Films will be screened by video projection at Celluloid Moviebar, 1805 W. Division. For more information, call 773-772-3663. The Need Thomas Gustafson’s debut is a short narrative about the desire […]

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Chicago Silver Images Film Festival

Chicago Silver Images Film Festival Presented by the Chicago-based documentary production and distribution company Terra Nova Films, the Silver Images Film Festival continues Friday, May 8, through Friday, May 15, at Copernicus Senior Center, 3160 N. Milwaukee; District 214 Community Education, 2121 S. Goebbert, Arlington Heights; Facets Multimedia Center, 1517 W. Fullerton; LaSalle Theatre, 4901 […]

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European Union Film Festival

Now in its third week, the European Union Film Festival continues Friday through Sunday, February 20 through 22, at the Film Center, Art Institute, Columbus Drive at Jackson. Admission is $6, $3 for Film Center members. For further information call 312-443-3737. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20 The Last Bus Home A 1997 Irish “punk rock odyssey,” set […]

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New French Cinema Film Festival

Facets Multimedia Center, in collaboration with the French embassy of Chicago, presents a program of contemporary French films, running Friday through Thursday, December 5 through 11, at Facets Multimedia Center, 1517 W. Fullerton. Tickets for all programs are $7; filmmaker Jean-Francois Richet will attend the festival Friday through Sunday. For more information call 773-281-4114. FRIDAY, […]

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Chicago Humanities Festival

Chicago Humanities Festival The eighth annual Chicago Humanities Festival concluded its series of live programs last weekendâ but this week it presents a series of 18 filmsâ all organized around the theme “Work and Play: How We Organize Our Time.” The series runs Friday through Thursday, November 14 through 20, at Facets Multimedia Center, 1517 […]