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. The Chicago International Film Festival is proud to present our Opening Night screenings at the Music Box Theatre as well as co-presenting several screenings as part of the Music Box of Horrors series.

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.

Public Transit

The Southport Brown Line station is within 0.5 miles of the Music Box Theatre and is a physically accessible station with an elevator. The #152 bus stop is within 400 meters of the theater.

Screenings at Music Box Theatre

Wed October 12

Opening Night

A COMPASSIONATE SPY

Dir: Steve James | United States, United Kingdom
7:00pm

Wed October 12

After DarkOpening Night

SICK

Dir: John Hyams | United States
9:45pm

Tue October 18

Centerpiece

GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY

Dir: Rian Johnson | United States
6:00pm

Thu October 20

Special PresentationsWomen in Cinema

WOMEN TALKING

Dir: Sarah Polley | United States
6:30pm

Thu October 20

After DarkOutLook CompetitionWomen in Cinema

HUESERA

Dir: Michelle Garza Cervera | Mexico, Peru
9:30pm

Fri October 21

Spotlight

THE WONDER

Dir: Sebastián Lelio | United Kingdom, Ireland
7:00pm

Fri October 21

After DarkCity & State

ALL JACKED UP AND FULL OF WORMS

Dir: Alex Phillips | United States
9:30pm

Sun October 23

Closing NightComedy

WHITE NOISE

Dir: Noah Baumbach | United States
6:00pm