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THE LOST FILMS OF WENG WENG book release and screening with Andrew Leavold @ The Nightingale

Tuesday, October 17th The Nightingale 1084 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL 60642 7:30 PM, $7-10 The Chicago Cinema Society in association with The Nightingale is proud to bring author and filmmaker Andrew Leavold back to Chicago for a very special evening of action! Mr. Leavold is on tour promoting his first book THE SEARCH FOR WENG […]

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KUSO (Chicago premiere!) @ The Davis Theater hosted by Chicago Cinema Society!

The Chicago Cinema Society in association with Shudder is proud to present the Chicago premiere of Kuso, the debut feature film from Flying Lotus, at the historic Davis Theater! This wild hybrid of live action, puppetry and animation premiered earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival as part of their Midnight selections. It immediately […]

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Nigerien PURPLE RAIN remake “Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai” hosted by The Chicago Cinema Society.

Starring real life guitarist, Mdou Moctar, Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai is the first-ever Tuareg language feature, and a remake of Prince’s Purple Rain. Akounak tells the universal story of a musician trying to make it against all odds, set against the backdrop of the raucous subculture of Tuareg guitar. Mdou must battle fierce competition from […]

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DER NACHTMAHR (Chicago Premiere) hosted by The Chicago Cinema Society.

Jarring, disturbing, and thoroughly disorienting, Der Nachtmahr is a psy­cho­phan­tas­magoric coming-of-age story about a teenage girl thrust into an unnaturally symbiotic relationship. Secret raves, drugs, and late nights are par for the course for sixteen-year-old Tina (Carolyn Genzkow) and her friends on the decadent Berlin party scene. When Tina passes out at a party one […]

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THEY LOOK LIKE PEOPLE and THE INTERIOR double feature hosted by The Chicago Cinema Society

We are incredibly proud to be hosting a double feature for two of our most favorite independent genre films of 2015: THEY LOOK LIKE PEOPLE THE INTERIOR Perry Blackshear and Trevor Juras, respectively, have tremendous directorial talent and are sure to go on to have magnificent careers in cinema! Be sure not to miss each […]

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