(PG, 105 mins)
O Brother, Where Art Thou? • July 15
Academy Award Nominee for Best Picture and Best Director George Lucas
All films are FREE and made possible by the Millennium Park Foundation. The Summer Film Series is co-curated with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE).
Additionally, Millennium Park will present other FREE films, simulcasts, videocasts and documentaries throughout the summer on the outdoor screen at Jay Pritzker Pavilion.
Chicago Bike Week is a citywide celebration of cycling June 13–20, with several FREE activities at the Park presented by DCASE and Goose Island Beer Company including Bike Chicago Film: Rushmore on Monday, June 16, 8:30 p.m. For details, visit bikechicago.us.
Also to be presented this summer is Jens Jensen The Living Green on Thursday, June 19 at 8 p.m. Millennium Park will partner with WTTW11 (PBS) for a public screening of this award-winning documentary about the life of Jens Jensen, a conservation hero who risked his career to create some of Chicago's most iconic parks and to save the Indiana Dunes. Join director Carey Lundin, WTTW11’s Geoffrey Baer and Lurie Garden designer Piet Oudolf for a discussion of Jensen’s influence on Chicago and its history. For details, visit luriegarden.org.