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2017 International Screenings Program: A Taste of Cinema

Cinema/Chicago, together with the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and our consular and cultural partners, presents the 14th annual International Screenings Program, a free weekly film series that celebrates the richness and diversity of international and independent filmmaking.

Food and film bring people together, whether around a candlelit table or bbq pit or into a dark theater. This year, with “A Taste of Cinema” we are offering a smorgasbord of films showcasing culinary traditions from around the world. Whether it is a grilled-meat documentaries or a rom-com showcasing quirky celebrity chefs, you will leave the theater hungry for more. Discussions with filmmakers, cultural leaders, and film critics will be held after select screenings.

Please arrive early as seating is on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to theater capacity.
Films are unrated. Viewer discretion is advised.


All screenings take place Wednesdays at 6:30pm.

Chicago Cultural Center,
78 E. Washington St., 2nd Floor North,
Chicago, IL 60602

Map It!

May 31 • 6:30pm

Love Steaks

June 7 • 6:30pm

Mercury Is Mine

June 14 • 6:30pm

Midnight Talks

June 21

(South Korea)

June 28 • 6:30pm

The Taste Of A Country

July 5 • 6:30pm


July 12 • 6:30pm

Attila Marcel

July 19 • 6:30pm

Trust Me
(Brazil)Learn more

July 26 • 6:30pm

Tea Time

August 2 • 6:30pm

Little Forest: Summer/Autumn

August 9 • 6:30pm

Love and Lemons

August 16 • 6:30pm

Good Business/Lazy Susan
(South Africa)

August 23 • 6:30pm


August 30 • 6:30pm

In Search Of Israeli Cuisine

September 6 • 6:30pm

My Egg Boy

September 20 • 6:30pm

She’s Ramona
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September 27 • 6:30pm

All about Asado
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October 4 • 6:30pm

Hot Doug’s: The Movie
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