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ChiFilmFest at the Theater

The 57th Chicago International Film Festival is thrilled to invite you back to the theatre with us this year. We will be hosting screenings at several locations around Chicago, as well as virtual screenings and at our drive-in.

COVID Safety Protocols

We are requiring proof of full vaccination or negative Covid-19 PCR test result to attend the Chicago International Film Festival. Additionally, masks will be required for all staff, volunteers, filmmakers, and audience members in the Theater, regardless of vaccination status. Masks must remain on and cover the nose and mouth at all times, except when actively eating or drinking.

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Seated audience members in an indoor movie theatre

AMC River East 21

322 E Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60611

The longtime home of the Chicago International Film Festival, we return to the AMC River East 21 for the entire 57th Festival, screening films from across the program on multiple screens.

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Exterior fo the AMC River East 21 building at sunset

Gene Siskel Film Center

164 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601

The Gene Siskel Film Center is Chicago’s premier art house cinema in the heart of the theater district, bringing film lovers together for an unparalleled movie-going experience.

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Exterior of a grey concrete building with sign for the Siskel Film Center

Music Box Theatre

3733 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60613

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.

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The Music Box Theatre lit up with neon and marquee lights at night

Parkway Ballroom

4455 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL 60653

Once the swing and sway palace of Bronzeville, the Festival pop-up at the Parkway Ballroom presents the space’s traditional grandeur with a distinctively modern flair.

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Parkway Social

4455 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL 60653

Parkway Social is our outdoor pop-up venue for the 57th Chicago International Film Festival. The Parkway Ballroom was once the swing and sway palace of Bronzeville, and today’s Parkway Social presents the space’s traditional grandeur with a distinctively modern flair.

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