For over half a century, the Chicago International Film Festival has brought to Chicago an exciting selection of bold, new work from filmmakers around the globe. We pride ourselves in championing young filmmakers and daring visions, and presenting the latest from the masters of world cinema. The 53rd Chicago International Film Festival is October 12 – 26, 2017.
Set out on a journey of cinematic discovery; join us for some of the most exhilarating films the world has to offer. Below are the resources to help ensure you have the best Festival experience possible, or visit our FAQs page.