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Chicago International Film Festival Venues

The 59th Chicago International Film Festival will feature screenings and events throughout the city of Chicago. Follow the links below to explore each venue and the screenings presented there.


Cinema/Chicago is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment at all of our programs and events. All event venues are fully wheelchair accessible, with no-step entrances or ramp access and elevators. All venues offer wheelchair designated spaces, companion seating, easy-access theater seating, and accessible restrooms.

Learn more about accessibility at the festival…

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Primary Festival Locations

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1500 N Clybourn Ave, Chicago, IL 60610

The new home of the Chicago International Film Festival, the AMC NEWCITY 14, is located in the NEWCITY outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment complex in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.

Explore events at AMC NEWCITY 14

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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.

Explore events at the Siskel Center

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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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Festival Special Event Locations

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Community Cinema @ Chicago Park District

Hamilton Park Cultural Center
513 W 72nd St, Chicago IL 60621

Harrison Park
1824 S Wood St, Chicago, IL 60608

The 59th Chicago International Film Festival will present special screenings at two Chicago Park District locations.

Explore events at these locations

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Chicago History Museum

1601 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614

Home to the museum and library of the Chicago Historical Society, the Chicago History Museum in Lincoln Park is also a popular location for celebrations and events.

Explore the Chicago History Museum

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Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)

220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

The MCA in downtown Chicago near Water Tower Place has been a destination for contemporary art lovers since 1967.

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Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts

915 E 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637

Located on the University of Chicago campus, the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts has been showcasing the most innovative arts creators for over ten years.

Explore events at the Logan Center