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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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50’S HORROR SCI-FI DOUBLE FEATURE! Hosted by The Chicago Cinema Society & Fans for Living.

  ALL PROCEEDS FROM THIS EVENT PAY THE FEES FOR FANS FOR LIVING TO BECOME A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION PROVIDING VISUAL ARTS EDUCATION TO KIDS IN CHICAGO!!! Co-Presented by Chicago Cinema Society and Fans For Living. Fans For Living Screening Room 920 W. Wilson Ave Chicago Illinois 60640 $6 at the door. Show starts at 7 […]

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FREE SCREENING of FRIGHT NIGHT 2: NEW BLOOD! Hosted by The Chicago Cinema Society and Fangoria.

The Chicago Cinema Society is excited to be partnering up with our good friends over at Fangoria to present a FREE SCREENING of the Chicago premiere of FRIGHT NIGHT 2: NEW BLOOD which is directed by Eduardo Rodriguez (CURANDERO, FEAR ITSELF) and written by Matt Venne (BAG OF BONES, MASTERS OF HORROR, WHITE NOISE 2). FRIGHT […]

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Andy Milligan’s GURU, THE MAD MONK (35mm print) presented by Chicago Cinema Society @ Facets Fright School!

  The Chicago Cinema Society and Facets Night School present a rare 35mm screening of Andy Milligan’s “Guru, The Mad Monk” as part of this year’s Fright School! The 35mm print is from The Chicago Cinema Society Film Archive. This screening takes place Friday night, October 11th at Midnight at Facets Multi-Media! Presented by CCS programmer Jason Coffman, […]

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Jim Kelly Martial Arts Extravaganza & 40th Anniversary “Enter the Dragon” screening!

Chatham 14 Theaters in association with Black World Cinema, South Side Projections & the Chicago Cinema Society present a very special screening in memory of Jim Kelly, and a 40th anniversary screening of “Enter the Dragon” along with martial arts demonstrations and a screening of the documentary “South Side Warriors!” For more information, stay tuned […]

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