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DER SAMURAI (Chicago premiere) hosted by The Chicago Cinema Society at Chicago Filmmakers.

The Chicago Cinema Society, in association with Chicago Filmmakers, is proud to present the Chicago premiere of the utterly unique film festival hit “Der Samurai” at Chicago Filmmakers on Friday, May 15th. Debut feature director Till Kleinert’s film is a surreal mix of dark comedy and eerie creep-out that follows a young policeman named Jakob […]

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THE CREEPING GARDEN (Chicago premiere) hosted by The Chicago Cinema Society at Chicago Filmmakers.

We are really excited to be able to bring one of our favorite documentaries from the festival circuit here to Chicago. We will be hosting two screenings, one on April 4th and the second on April 8th (see the very bottom of this post for all specifics). (UPDATE: additional screening on 4/19) A real life […]

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THE SEARCH FOR WENG WENG (Chicago premiere) with Director Andrew Leavold in attendance hosted by The Chicago Cinema Society at Chicago Filmmakers.

We are so excited to be hosting the Chicago premiere of THE SEARCH FOR WENG WENG on December 12th with our friends at Chicago Filmmakers. We are even more excited that Director Andrew Leavold will be flying in from Australia and will be in attendance to introduce the film with a Q&A after the screening. […]

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I AM A KNIFE WITH LEGS (Chicago premiere) hosted by The Chicago Cinema Society at Chicago Filmmakers.

We are incredibly excited to be hosting the Chicago premiere of the hit on the film festival circuit, I AM A KNIFE WITH LEGS. Too unique, too weird, too unconventionally hilarious and simply too amazing to ever be produced with anything other than the microbudget it was made on, I AM A KNIFE WITH LEGS […]

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Fatal Frame: Avant-Garde Horror on 16mm at Co-Prosperity Sphere.

In collaboration with the Co-Prosperity Sphere, South Side Projections and the Chicago Cinema Society present Fatal Frame, a program of avant-garde horror films. Following H.P. Lovecraft’s supposition that “The oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown,” these films hinge on uncanny enigmas, favoring existential terror over cheap thrills and grotesque monsters. […]

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METRO MANILA (Chicago premiere) hosted by The Chicago Cinema Society at Chicago Filmmakers.

We are incredibly proud to the hosting the Chicago Premiere of one of our most favorite films of 2013, METRO MANILA, with our good friends at Chicago Filmmakers! This screening will be on October 11th at 8:00pm (details below). METRO MANILA has received many accolades and we are so excited to be able to bring […]

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TOY MASTERS (Sneak Preview Screening) with filmmakers in attendance hosted by The Chicago Cinema Society at Chicago Filmmakers.

We are incredibly excited to be hosting a sneak preview screening of the amazing HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE documentary TOY MASTERS “The Real Story Behind the Greatest Toy Line ever Created …” with our friends at Chicago Filmmakers! Also, for this screening, director Roger Lay Jr. and producer Corey Landis will be […]

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ACROSS THE RIVER (Chicago premiere) hosted by The Chicago Cinema Society at Chicago Filmmakers.

We are incredibly excited to be hosting the Chicago Premiere of the wonderful Italian atmospheric horror film ACROSS THE RIVER with our wonderful friends over at Chicago Filmmakers. This screening will be on June 7th at 8pm. For more information, here is the synopsis: “A wildlife biologist has set up a variety of trophy cameras […]

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THE BURNING BUDDHA MAN (U.S. premiere) hosted by The Chicago Cinema Society at Chicago Filmmakers.

We are proud to be able to bring to America one of the most fascinating films that we had seen in all of 2013, THE BURNING BUDDHA MAN, with our friends over at Chicago Filmmakers on April 5th at 8:00pm. This insane, one-of-a-kind movie wowed audiences at film festivals all over the world! Created by first-time […]

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VANNIN’ (special sneak preview screening) hosted by The Chicago Cinema Society and Little Cabin Films!

The Chicago Cinema Society and Little Cabin Films Inc present a special “sneak preview” of Vannin’ – The Movie at the Patio Theater on Saturday, November 16th! Doors at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7:00 p.m. $5 – CASH ONLY Discussion with Filmmakers and Vanners to follow screening. (Nick Nummerdor, Andrew Morgan, Howard Furtak, & David “Matchstick” Brooks) “Vannin’ – Its a […]

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