Festival Venue: Music Box Theatre

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Festival Venue: Music Box Theatre

The Music Box Theatre is a historic movie theater located in Chicago, Illinois. Built in 1929, it has been operating continuously as an art-house and repertory cinema since the early 1980s.

Music Box Theatre

3733 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60613
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The Music Box Theatre lit up with neon and marquee lights at night
An empty 1920s-era movie theatre interior with a large red scalloped curtain covering the screen.

Films Showing Here


Kenneth Branagh  |   United Kingdom

Belfast is the humorous, tender and intensely personal story of one boy’s childhood amid the tumult of 1960s Northern Ireland. Set in the city of filmmaker Kenneth Branagh’s birth and [...]

Broadcast Signal Intrusion

Jacob Gentry  |   United States

When AV tech whiz James stumbles across grainy archival television footage, it sends him on a search for answers, and he soon uncovers unexpected connections to the inexplicable disappearance of his wife years earlier.

A father reads to a child in bed

C’mon C’mon

Mike Mills  |   United States

Joaquin Phoenix, in a remarkably warm, sympathetic performance, plays Johnny, a restless radio documentary producer who flies across the country to visit his sister (Gaby Hoffmann) in hopes of reconnecting [...]


Denis Villeneuve  |   United States, Hungary, Jordan, United Arab Emirates

Oscar®-nominee Denis Villeneuve (Arrival, Blade Runner 2049) directs Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ Dune, the big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal bestseller of the same name. A mythic and [...]

Halloween Kills

David Gordon Green  |   United States

The Strode women join a group of other survivors of Michael’s first rampage who decide to take matters into their own hands, forming a vigilante mob that sets out to hunt Michael down, once and for all.

King Richard

Reinaldo Marcus Green  |   United States

Based on the true story that will inspire the world, King Richard follows the journey of Richard Williams, an undeterred father instrumental in raising two of the most extraordinarily gifted [...]