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Immersive Cinema

Virtual Reality is taking hold as a powerful new method of storytelling—engulfing viewers in worlds and human experiences in unique and transformative ways. The Chicago International Film Festival’s Immersive Cinema program presents some of the year’s most acclaimed examples of the new medium (October 17-20).


  1. Go to VR Spot at AMC River East 21, 2nd Floor
  2. Sign-up in person; Limited seating
First-come, first-served basis. Please arrive at least 15 min. before each session.

General Hours of Operations:
Thursday: 3:00pm - 7:30pm
Friday: 2:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday: 12:00pm - 7:30pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 6:00pm


Martín Allais, Nico Casavecchia  |  United States, France
Immersive Cinema


Edward Robles  |   United States
Immersive Cinema

The Great C

Steve Miller  |   Canada
Immersive Cinema

Spheres: Pale Blue Dot

Eliza McNitt  |   France, United States
Immersive Cinema


Aaron Bradbury  |  United States, France
Immersive Cinema

Immersive Cinema Sponsors

Program Partners

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