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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. Purchase your ticket online for your desired showtime.
  2. Go to VR Spot at AMC River East 21, 2nd Floor
Please arrive at least 10 min. before your session.

Hours of Operation Oct 17-20:
Thursday: 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday: 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday: 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 7:00pm


Martin Allais, Nico Casevecchia  |  United States, France


Eric Darnell  |   United States

Gloomy Eyes

Fernando Maldonado, Jorge Tereso  |  France. Argentina


Chris Lavis, Maciek Szczerbowksi  |   Canada

Wolves In The Walls: It’s All Over

Pete Billington  |   United States

Immersive Cinema Sponsors

Program Partners

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