← Event Tickets
OPENING NIGHT: 49th Chicago International Film Festival
The Immigrant--Directed by James Gray
Lights! Camera! Festival!
The stars are shining bright on Opening Night of the 49th Chicago International Film Festival at the Chicago Theatre, Chicago's legendary landmark theater.
For one night only, the Chicago International Film Festival recaptures the glory of one of America's fist, lavish movie palaces with state of the art film projection and red carpet arrivals. Join us as we celebrate the glamour of going to the movies and the opening of the Festival!
On Opening Night we will be presenting the Chicago premiere of James Gray's THE IMMIGRANT, starring Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix and Jeremy Renner. Director/producer/writer James Gray will be in attendance.
October 10, 2013
The Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street
6PM: Red carpet arrivals
7PM: Guest presentation with host, award-winning journalist Bill Kurtis, and screening of THE IMMIGRANT
The Chicago Cultural Center (Preston Bradley Hall), 77 E. Randolph Street
9:30PM - 11:30PM: Cockail reception with hors d'oeuvres
*Business attire. Wristband required for entry
Tickets purchased before Friday, October 4 will be mailed. Tickets purchased after this date may be picked up at Will Call at the Chicago Theatre. Film-only Balcony tickets are $25 for Festival members and $30 for non-members; Film-only main floor tickets are $30 for Festival members and $35 for non-members. For tickets to the film only, please visit ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster purchases are subject to a $3.50 Facility Surcharge and Ticketmaster Service Charges.
Opening Night of the 49th Chicago International Film Festival is sponsored by Lead Partner Columbia College Chicago; Official Airline - American Airlines; Headquarters Hotel - JW Marriott Chicago and Evening Partners: Casale del Giglio, Effen Vodka, Gibsons Restaurant Group, RL Restaurant, Michigan Avenue Magazine, ShutterBox Photobooth, Stella Artois, Tres Generaciones, WBBM NEWSRADIO 780 and 105.9 and Lavazza. Evening Patrons: Jeanne Randall Malkin, John and Jacolyn Bucksbaum, Paul and Ellen Gignilliat, and Penelope and Robert Steiner.