Your Name In Lights

The Board of Directors of Cinema/Chicago
and the Chicago International Film Festival invite you to underwrite


Your support will bring a film to the Festival for its Chicago premiere

Screening Patron: $2,500

Help us bring entertaining, provocative and illuminating films from around the world to Chicago audiences.
Underwrite 1 film (with multiple screenings) with filmmakers and/or cast in attendance.

  • Receive recognition on-screen, verbally, in Program Book, and on website.
  • Receive 10 premium reserved seats.
  • Receive 10 Festival swag bags.

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Gala Presentation Patron: $5,000

These films are some of our most highly anticipated and attended screenings of the Festival and include the FULL Festival experience before its theatrical release.

    Includes Screening Patron benefits, plus…

  • Receive a complimentary popcorn and wine or cocktail (1 per guest).

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Platinum Presentation Patron: $7,500

See your name in lights at one of our highlight event nights including Opening Night (October 10), Centerpiece (October 16), Black Perspectives Tribute (October 20), or Closing Night (October 21).
Last year, we showcased films such as Marshall, Lady Bird, and The Shape of Water. These events typically include a red carpet press line and high-profile guests in attendance.

    Includes Screening Patron and Gala Screening Paton benefits, plus…

  • Tickets to VIP Reception

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Contributions can also be made contacting Rosie Galicia at or 312.683.0121 x108.

Proceeds benefit the Chicago International Film Festival and the year-round programs of the Festival’s parent organization, Cinema/Chicago.
*Talent in attendance subject to availability.