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!) advance 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 and join a community of film-goers just like YOU.

INDIVIDUAL

ANNUAL BENEFITS

  • Exclusive Members’ Pre-Sale for Festival Tickets
  • Members’ Discount on Festival Tickets
  • Free Year-Round Member Screenings (10+ per year)
  • 15% Merchandise Discount at Our Online Store
  • Invitations to Special Screenings and Events
  • Festival Schedule Delivered to Your Door
  • Discounts on Partner Screenings and Events
$80.00 Buy Now

DUAL

ANNUAL BENEFITS

  • Exclusive Members’ Pre-Sale for Festival Tickets
  • Members’ Discount on Festival Tickets
  • Free Year-Round Member Screenings (10+ per year)
  • 15% Merchandise Discount at Our Online Store
  • Invitations to Special Screenings and Events
  • Festival Schedule Delivered to Your Door
  • Discounts on Partner Screenings and Events
$130.00 Buy Now

STUDENT/SENIOR

Students with valid ID / Seniors 65+
ANNUAL BENEFITS

  • Exclusive Members’ Pre-Sale for Festival Tickets
  • Members’ Discount on Festival Tickets
  • Free Year-Round Member Screenings (10+ per year)
  • 15% Merchandise Discount at Our Online Store
  • Invitations to Special Screenings and Events
  • Festival Schedule Delivered to Your Door
  • Discounts on Partner Screenings and Events
$55.00 Buy Now

PRODUCER

BENEFITS

  • Exclusive Members’ Pre-Sale for Festival Tickets
  • Members’ Discount on Festival Tickets
  • Free Year-Round Member Screenings (10+ per year)
  • 15% Merchandise Discount at Our Online Store
  • Invitations to Special Screenings and Events
  • Festival Schedule Delivered to Your Door
  • Discounts on Partner Screenings and Events

ADDITIONAL PRODUCER BENEFITS

  • Access to 2 Reserved Seats at Member Screenings
  • 1 VIP Ticket to Festival Opening Night Film and Reception
  • 4 Vouchers to Regular Festival Screenings
$500.00 Buy Now

FOUNDER

BENEFITS

  • Exclusive Members’ Pre-Sale for Festival Tickets
  • Members’ Discount on Festival Tickets
  • Free Year-Round Member Screenings (10+ per year)
  • 15% Merchandise Discount at Our Online Store
  • Invitations to Special Screenings and Events
  • Festival Schedule Delivered to Your Door
  • Discounts on Partner Screenings and Events

ADDITIONAL FOUNDER BENEFITS

  • Access to 4 Reserved Seats at Member Screenings
  • 1 VIP Ticket to Festival Opening and Closing Night Film and Reception
  • Access to Every Regular Festival Screening (1 Per Badge)
  • 6 Guest Vouchers to Regular Festival Screenings
  • Access to Reserved Festival Seats (1 Per Badge)
  • Access to 2 Special/Gala Presentations
  • Concierge Ticket Service
  • Priority Entrance
$1200.00 Buy Now

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

“I stumbled upon Cinema Chicago a few summers ago from attending their free International Movie Screening series. Not only are the movies varied, but you get the chance to see films from all over the world, many which you wouldn’t have the chance to view otherwise. That experience led me to becoming a member, which allows me to see new movies before general release and early access to purchase International Film Festival tickets. A win, win and rewarding experience at the same time!”

-Natasha Legge