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For 48 years, the Chicago International Film Festival has brought you the brightest and boldest new films and filmmakers - from Martin Scorsese and Werner Herzog to The Artist and Reservoir Dogs - first. What will you discover this October 10 - 24. Visit Site
Celebrate the work of the next generation of filmmakers. The two-day festival features public screenings of officially selected films, hands-on production and editing workshops, forums on film schools and filmmaking, and a private filmmakers luncheon. More
Celebrating the quality of and diversity in television programming and television commercials worldwide. Entries come from all corners of the globe and are judged by top media professionals who recognize the finest in television. More
For over 15 years, Cinema/Chicago's Education Outreach Program has fostered communication, media literacy and multi-cultural understanding by bringing international film to Chicago public high school students, training Chicago educators, and encouraging youth filmmakers in their creative endeavors. More
Five months of FREE FILMS! The International Screenings Program runs May 1 – September 25 and is held at the Chicago Cultural Center. Admission is free. More

For the Love of Film

Now in its fifth decade, Cinema/Chicago is dedicated to promoting expression and communication through the universal language of film. Every fall, we present the Chicago International Film Festival, a two-week extravaganza of stars, parties, and hundreds of films and filmmakers from more than 40 countries around the world.

But our commitment to expanding your film horizons doesn't end there. With our Education Outreach program, TV Competition, free International Summer Screenings, and much more, the excitement lasts all year. more

Chicago Film Festival

The 50th Chicago International Film Festival will take place October 9-23, 2014.
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Chicago International Film Festival Announces First 20 Films For 50th Anniversary Celebration
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Cinema/Chicago and The Chicago International Film Festival Celebrate 50 Years of Bringing the Best in International and Independent Cinema to Chicago October 9-23
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The Chicago International Film Festival Partners with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events for Two Special Events Commemorating the Festival’s Illustrious 50 Year History
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Becoming a member of Cinema/Chicago brings you a blockbuster package of benefits: free film screenings, sneak-preview passes and discounts. But that's not all. You'll help support a wide range of year-round educational and community programs. If you love film, join us!