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Chicago International Film Festival Venues

The 58th 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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AMC River East 21

322 E Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60611

The longtime home of the Chicago International Film Festival, the AMC River East 21 sits just a few blocks from Chicago’s famous Navy Pier in downtown.

Explore the AMC River East 21

Exterior fo the AMC River East 21 building at sunset

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

Side view of a long red brick building with a curved from full of floor-to-ceiling windows.

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.

Learn more about the Gene Siskel Film Center

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.

Explore events at the Music Box Theatre

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

Community Cinema @ Chicago Park District

Austin Town Hall
5610 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60644

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

The 58th Chicago International Film Festival will present special screenings at two Chicago Park District locations.

Learn more about Chicago Park District locations

Two images of park buildings: the first is a low white brick building, the second is a red brick and white trim building with a central tower.