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American Animals

AMERICAN ANIMALS is the unbelievable but entirely true story of four young men who attempt to execute one of the most audacious art heists in U.S. history. The film centers around two friends fro... READ MORE

Directed by: Bart Layton

Runtime: 116 mins

Format: DCP

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Written by Lona Williams and directed by Michael Patrick Jann, 1999’s DROP DEAD GORGEOUS follows Minnesotan teenage beauty queens vying for the title of American Teen Princess – and the killer intent... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael Patrick Jann

Runtime: 97 mins

Format: 35mm

Eating Animals

**Q&A with Director Christopher Dillon Quinn on Sunday, July 15th at 4:45pm**Directed and produced by Christopher Quinn (Sundance award winner GOD GREW TIRED OF US), EATING ANIMALS tells the... READ MORE

Directed by: Christopher Dillon Quinn

Runtime: 94 mins

Format: DCP


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The Kennel Murder Case

Widely regarded as the best screen adaptation of S.S. Van Dine's Philo Vance mystery novels, THE KENNEL MURDER CASE cast William Powell as the suave detective a year before he soft-shoed his way into... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Runtime: 73 mins

Format: 35mm

The King

**Director Eugene Jarecki in person for a post-film Q&A following the 7/20 7pm & 7/21 2pm screenings**Forty years after the death of Elvis Presley, two-time Sundance Grand Jury winner Eug... READ MORE

Directed by: Eugene Jarecki

Runtime: 107 mins

Format: DCP

The Lighthouse Keepers

Co-presented by Chicago Film Society | In French with English subtitlesInitially trained as a documentary filmmaker before dabbling in the avant-garde, Jean Grémillon transitioned to narrative feature... READ MORE

Directed by: Jean Grémillon

Runtime: 73 mins

Format: 35mm

Rocky Horror Picture Show

This notorious horror parody — a fast-paced potpourri of camp, sci-fi and rock ‘n’ roll, among other things — tracks the exploits of naïve couple Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon) after... READ MORE

Directed by: Jim Sharman

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: 35mm

The Room

This “electrifying American black comedy about love, passion, betrayal and lies” stars (and was directed, written and produced by) the mysterious Tommy Wiseau, and has been a cult favorite in LA since... READ MORE

Directed by: Tommy Wiseau

Runtime: 99 mins

Format: 35mm

Three Identical Strangers

Opens July 6thCLICk HERE for an Exclusive Music Box Interview with Director Tim WardleTim Wardle’s acclaimed documentary THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS is the most amazing, incredible, remarkable true stor... READ MORE

Directed by: Tim Wardle

Runtime: 96 mins

Format: DCP


Wednesday, July 18th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3637 N Clark St, Chicago, ILDuring the approach of the most powerful storm in decades, university professor D... READ MORE

Directed by: Jan de Bont

Runtime: 113 mins

Format: Digital

Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist

Opens July 13thWith exclusive, unprecedented access, WESTWOOD: PUNK, ICON, ACTIVIST is the first film to encompass the remarkable story of Vivienne’s life, her fashion, her personality, her activ... READ MORE

Directed by: Lorna Tucker

Runtime: 83 mins

Format: DCP

World's Greatest Dad

Robin Williams stars as Lance Clayton, a man who has learned to settle. He dreamed of being a rich and famous writer, but has only managed to make it as a high school poetry teacher. His only son Kyle... READ MORE

Directed by: Bobcat Goldthwait

Runtime: 99 mins

Format: 35mm

Yellow Submarine

An icon of psychedelic pop culture, YELLOW SUBMARINE is a colourful musical spectacle and an exhilaratingly joyful cinematic experience for all ages – filled with visual invention, optical illusions,... READ MORE

Directed by: George Dunning

Runtime: 85 mins

Format: DCP

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