Membership

Experience Film Together

Cinema/Chicago members come from all walks of life and have one very important thing in common: the love of film. Become a member and experience the best in independent and popular film with year-round benefits, plus early access to Festival tickets and events. Membership includes exclusive perks like:

FREE Member Screenings – Ten (usually more!) advanced screenings throughout the year. See a film before it opens in theaters.
NEW Member Appreciation Event – Meet and greet with other members, Festival volunteers and staff after the film for drinks and apps.
ADVANCE Festival Ticket Sale – Purchase tickets 2 days before they are available to the public.
DISCOUNT on Regular Festival Tickets and Passes – Receive up to 20% off before and throughout the Festival.

Discover the options below – click to expand a list of all the benefits to memebership – and join a community of film-goers just like YOU.

INDIVIDUAL

$80 / Year

ANNUAL BENEFITS
– Free Member Screenings (10+ Per Year)
– Member Appreciation Event
– Partner Program Discounts
– CineYouth Opening Night Invitation
– 15% Merchandise Discount
– Invitations to Special Screenings and Events

FILM FESTIVAL BENEFITS
– Advance Ticket Pre-Sale
– Discount on Screening/Event Tickets
– Schedule Mailed to You

$80.00 Add to cart

INDIVIDUAL (Student/Senior)

$55 / Year

Students with valid ID / Seniors 65+

ANNUAL BENEFITS
– Free Member Screenings (10+ Per Year)
– Member Appreciation Event
– Partner Program Discounts
– CineYouth Opening Night Invitation
– 15% Merchandise Discount
– Invitations to Special Screenings and Events

FILM FESTIVAL BENEFITS
– Advance Ticket Pre-Sale
– Discount on Screening/Event Tickets
– Schedule Mailed to You

$55.00 Add to cart

DUAL

$130 / Year

ANNUAL BENEFITS
– Free Member Screenings (10+ Per Year)
– Member Appreciation Event
– Partner Program Discounts
– CineYouth Opening Night Invitation
– 15% Merchandise Discount
– Invitations to Special Screenings and Events

FILM FESTIVAL BENEFITS
– Advance Ticket Pre-Sale
– Discount on Screening/Event Tickets
– Schedule Mailed to You

$130.00 Add to cart

PRODUCER

$500 / Year

ANNUAL BENEFITS
– Free Member Screenings (10+ Per Year)
– Member Appreciation Event
– Partner Program Discounts
– CineYouth Opening Night Invitation
– 15% Merchandise Discount
– Invitations to Special Screenings and Events
– Access to Reserved Screening Seats (2 Seats)

FILM FESTIVAL BENEFITS
– 1 Ticket to Opening Film and Reception
– 4 Vouchers to Regular Screenings
– Access to Filmmakers’ Lounge
– Advance Ticket Pre-Sale
– Discount on Screening/Event Tickets
– Schedule Mailed to You

$500.00 Add to cart

FOUNDER

$1,000 / Year

ANNUAL BENEFITS
– Free Member Screenings (10+ Per Year)
– Member Appreciation Event
– Partner Program Discounts
– CineYouth Opening Night Invitation
– Invitations to Special Screenings and Events
– Merchandise Discount: 20% OFF
– Access to Reserved Screening Seats: 4 Seats

FILM FESTIVAL BENEFITS
– All-Access Badge to Regular Screenings
– Access to Reserved Festival Seats (1 Per Badge)
– 1 Ticket to Opening and Closing Night Film / Reception
– 6 Vouchers to Regular Screenings
– 2 Tickets to Special/Gala Presentations
– Priority Entrance
– Concierge Ticket Service

$1,000.00 Add to cart

Give the Gift of Membership

When you give the gift of membership, you give access to year-round benefits for the film enthusiast in your life. To purchase, click the ‘Add to Cart’ on the level of you’d like to gift and follow the prompts. We’ll take it from there!

What Our Members Say

We love Cinema/Chicago because it brings us together with a community that shares our love for movies. It feels like a second family.

Leo and Christina Brady—Members