International Screenings Program – Free Films

2017 International Screenings Program: A Taste of Cinema

Cinema/Chicago, together with the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and our consular and cultural partners, presents the 14th annual International Screenings Program, a weekly free film series that celebrates the richness and diversity of international and independent filmmaking.

Food and film bring people together, whether around a candlelit table or bbq pit or into a dark theater. This year, with “A Taste of Cinema” we are offering a smorgasbord of films showcasing culinary traditions from around the world. Whether it is a grilled-meat documentaries or a rom-com showcasing quirky celebrity chefs, you will leave the theater hungry for more. Discussions with filmmakers, cultural leaders, and film critics will be held after select screenings.


Please arrive early as seating is on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to theater capacity.
Films are unrated. Viewer discretion is advised.


All screenings take place Wednesdays at 6:30pm.

Chicago Cultural Center,
78 E. Washington St., 2nd Floor North,
Chicago, IL 60602

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Download the 2017 International Screenings brochure

May 31 • 6:30pm

Love Steaks
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June 7 • 6:30pm

Mercury Is Mine
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June 14 • 6:30pm

Midnight Talks
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June 21

(South Korea)
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June 28 • 6:30pm

The Essence Of A Country
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July 5 • 6:30pm

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July 12 • 6:30pm

Attila Marcel
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July 19 • 6:30pm

Trust Me
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July 26 • 6:30pm

Tea Time
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August 2 • 6:30pm

Little Forest: Summer/Autumn
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August 9 • 6:30pm

Love and Lemons
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August 16 • 6:30pm

Good Business/Lazy Susan
(South Africa)
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August 23 • 6:30pm

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August 30 • 6:30pm

In Search Of Israeli Cuisine
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September 6 • 6:30pm

My Egg Boy
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September 20 • 6:30pm

She’s Ramona
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September 27 • 6:30pm

All about Asado
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October 4 • 6:30pm

Hot Doug’s: The Movie
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