Saturday, July 17, 2021

Midwest Film Festival >> Get Your Tickets For Our ONLY Drive-in Screening of 2021



You're invited to Summer Bash 2021 presented by Midwest Film Festival on July 28th!


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Celebrate summer in the city with the Midwest Film Festival on Wednesday, July 28, as we present Summer Bash at the Drive-In! We’re taking over ChiTown Movies to bring you a great line-up of comedy shorts, and some groovin’ tunes provided by a local DJ. Roll up early with your crew to visit our sponsor and vendor tables while networking with filmmakers and industry creatives. Chill vibes and laughs on a hot summer night, guaranteed! 

Festivities begin at 7 PM

ChiTown Movies Drive-In

2343 S. Throop St Chicago, IL 60608





$40 per car - up to 4 people

$15 per cyclists or walk-up - individual only



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Chicago International Film Festival >> ☀️ Stay Cool With Movie Trivia and Films to Stream!

The Competition Heats Up at Hot Trivia Summer
Join us TONIGHT for the return of our virtual movie trivia series!
Tonight! Join us for Hot Trivia Summer, our Associate Board's latest virtual movie trivia event, celebrating the most epic summer blockbusters of the 80s, 90s, and 2000s! From prehistoric thrills to outer space adventures, our favorite summer blockbusters take us to places never before imagined on film. Reminisce on your favorites and show off your movie knowledge while competing to win an At The Movies prize pack, Festival membership, and more!

Tickets start at only $10! Get yours now and support our year-round programming.
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Have You Caught Our Free Summer Screenings?
Stay cool with our weekly screenings streaming across the U.S.
Our free weekly Summer Screenings series continues this month with international films streaming across the US every Wednesday at 6:30pm CT. With the Tokyo Olympics beginning next week, get in the Olympic spirit with our collection of films that explore the ways in which sports, games, and competition shape our lives!
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Upcoming Summer Screenings
Knuckle City
Wednesday, July 21 at 6:30pm CT

Featuring a conversation with director Jahmil X.T. Qubeka and Consul General Phumzile Mazibuko.
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You Are My Passion
Wednesday, July 28 at 6:30pm CT

Featuring a livestream Q&A with director Anwar Safa at 8:30pm CT following the film, presented by Citi.
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What to Watch This Month
Cinema/Chicago Members' Screening: Mandibles
Tuesday, July 20 at 7:00pm CT

Cinema/Chicago members get free access to a virtual preview of Mandibles, the latest bonkers comedy from visionary director Quentin Dupieux (Deerskin). Become a member now to join in!
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Stream Gold Hugo Winner Sweat on MUBI

A bold glimpse beneath the candy-colored surface of internet celebrity, 56th Festival Gold Hugo winner Sweat is coming to curated streaming service MUBI on July 23. 
Watch with 3 Free Months of MUBI
Navy Pier Water Flicks:
The Big Sick

Thursday, July 29 at 6:30pm CT

Join our next free screening co-presented with Navy Pier as part of their outdoor screening series, Water Flicks! Free and open to the public!
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Cinema/Chicago, the presenting organization of the Chicago International Film Festival, is a year round non-profit arts and education organization dedicated to fostering better communication between people of diverse cultures through the art of film and the moving image. In addition to the Chicago International Film Festival, Cinema/Chicago's programs include: the Summer Screenings ProgramCineYouth Festivaland year-round Education Program.

If you value the community experience of filmgoing in Chicago, join now and help support our organization.

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