THE 59th CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL | October 11-22, 2023
THE 58th CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL | October 12-23, 2022
Welcome to the 58th Chicago International Film Festival, North America’s longest-running competitive film festival. Catch this year’s Festival on the big screen at venues around Chicago or streaming from home with our curated virtual selection. With more than 90 features and 60 shorts films from around the world, ranging from moving, life-affirming dramas to eye-opening documentaries to midnight shockers, dive into this year’s program to find your next favorite.
Downloads:Festival GuideScreening Schedule
(Documents updated: Oct 21)
WHAT TO WATCH
2022 Festival Programs
View films curated around unique themes by our Festival programmers. Also available: View films by genre.
Festival Award Winners
Winners of the Festival’s coveted Hugo Awards in seven different competition categories.
WHERE & HOW TO WATCH
From the AMC River East 21 to the Chicago Park District, learn all about where to attend Festival screenings this year.
This year’s festival features many films available to stream directly to your home. Learn more here.
Festival Hot Spots
Keep the Festival going at some of the best restaurants and hangouts in the city.
Industry Days is the Chicago International Film Festival’s hub for filmmakers and industry professionals to connect, share ideas, and be inspired
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Learn about the Festival’s 57-year history and other Cinema/Chicago year-round programming.
Opening Night Block Party
Help us kick off the Festival in style with a free block party outside of the Music Box Theatre on opening night.
Browse the complete calendar of Festival screenings & events. Want to see what else is playing at a venue? Plan your visit with our Festival schedule grid.
See which artists and filmmakers are scheduled to attend the Festival and which screenings they’ll be at.
Best of the Fest Screenings
Don’t miss newly added screenings of these Festival award winners and audience favorites!
Not sure how to get tickets, set up online streaming, or troubleshoot an issue? Try here.