Festival Venue: AMC NEWCITY 14

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Festival Venue: AMC NEWCITY 14

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.


1500 N Clybourn Ave, Chicago, IL 60610
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Exterior of the AMC New City theater, a three story building mostly covered in large windows
The circular lobby of AMC New City 14 with red walls and a swooping white curtain in the middle.

Public Transit, Parking & Accessibility

The North/Clybourn Red Line station is within 0.2 miles of NEWCITY, but is not a physically accessible station as it does not have an elevator. The #8 Halsted bus has a stop 400 feet from the venue, and the #9 Ashland and #72 North Ave buses are 0.2 miles away.

There is a parking garage attached to the building, with specific spots designated for those using mobility devices. The garage elevator opens up on the 3rd floor, right outside the theater entrance. Parking can be validated at any of the restaurants or retail locations at NEWCITY. The AMC validation is located near the theater entrance next to the greeter stands, and is $2 for the first 3 hours. Market rates apply after validation.

The AMC has accessible, single-use restrooms available for patrons. There are additional public restrooms located inside the NEWCITY mall.

Select Screenings at AMC NEWCITY 14

Fri Oct 13 7:45pm
In a kitchen, four people smile and talk as a man in an apron places meat onto a table holding fresh herbs.


The Taste of Things La passion de Dodin Bouffant

Tran Anh Hung  |  France

Sat Oct 14 8:15pm
A man and woman, looking concerned, kneel next to a retro-futuristic looking microwave.

Special Presentation


Christos Nikou  |  United States

Sun Oct 15 5:15pm
A woman with ginger hair, wearing a red sweater, yells while standing in a classroom.


The Teachers’ Lounge Das Lehrerzimmer

İlker Çatak  |  Germany

Tue Oct 17 5:15pm
A black and white image. Illimunated by a single bright light, a man sits in front of a ham radio.

DocumentaryDocumentary Competition

Alien Island Isla Alien

Cristóbal Valenzuela  |  Chile, Italy

Thu Oct 19 8:30pm
A colorful truck weaves through winding mountain roads, two people sit on its roof observing the passing scenery.

City & StateDocumentaryWomen in Cinema

Food Roots

Michele Josue  |  United States, Philippines

Fri Oct 20 5:45pm
A robot curiously observes a dog eating a hotdog at a food stand in bustling Central Park.


Robot Dreams

Pablo Berger  |  Spain, France

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