Special Events

4/2/18 @ 9:30 PM

Blockers (FREE Advance Screening)

(Kay Cannon, 2018) · What's John Cena up to these days? Who can say for sure, but in Blockers, the directorial debut of Pitch Perfect writer Kay Cannon, he's a helicopter dad, spying on his teenage daughter's text messages. When he and the parents of his daughter's friends discover that their kids are planning on losing their virginity after prom, they embark on a sabotage mission that results in a disastrous night full of the slapstick feats that John Cena was built for. In the event that there are more attendees than available seats, we will be giving students with valid ID priority. Our theatre seats 465 persons. Non-students will be admitted 15 minutes prior to the show start.

runtime: 120m format: DCP

 

4/9/18 @ 9:30 PM

Truth or Dare (FREE Advance Screening)

(Jeff Wadlow, 2018) · Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars) and Tyler Posey (Teen Wolf) lead the cast of Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare, a supernatural thriller from Blumhouse Productions (Happy Death Day, Get Out, Split). A harmless game of "Truth or Dare" among friends turns deadly when someone - or something - begins to punish those who tell a lie - or refuse the dare. In the event that there are more attendees than available seats, we will be giving students with valid ID priority. Our theatre seats 465 persons. Non-students will be admitted 15 minutes prior to the show start.

runtime: ???m format: DCP

 

4/17/18 @ 9:30 PM

Sorry to Bother You (FREE Advance Screening)

(Boots Riley, 2018) · Boots Riley's deranged Sorry To Bother You is set in an alternate present-day version of Oakland, where Lakeith Stanfield (Atlanta, Get Out) stars as telemarketer Cassius Green who discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a macabre universe. Ambitious and surreal, Riley's debut feature is an off kilter, punk satire - unique and unapologetic in its vision. In the event that there are more attendees than available seats, we will be giving students with valid ID priority. Our theatre seats 465 persons. Non-students will be admitted 15 minutes prior to the show start.

runtime: 105m format: DCP

 

4/30/18 @ 9:30 PM

Pet Sematary

(Mary Lambert, 1989) · Doc Films and UCAWS are proud to present Mary Lambert's terrifying adaptation of Stephen King's Pet Sematary! When Doctor Louis Creed and his family move to a small town in Maine, their family cat is trampled by passing truck. Louis's neighbor, Jud Crandall, advises him to bury the cat in the ancient and mysterious pet cemetery nearby. The cat returns but its personality has changed for the worst. When further tragedy incurs, Louis considers the magical properties of the pet cemetary to bring the dead back to life...

runtime: 103m format: DCP

 

*RESCHEDULED 35MM SCREENING*

5/1/18 @ 9:30 PM

Dead Ringers

(David Cronenberg, 1988) · "Surely you've heard of inner beauty?" Cronenberg's crimson and macabre masterpiece is anchored by Jeremy Iron's captivating performance as the twin gynecologists Beverly and Elliot. Intertwined from the very beginning, the twins share everything - from patients to lovers. But when Beverly falls in love with a patient, their union comes under threat. Tethered by pre-natal bonds, their fraternal relationship is thrown into a state of disequilibrium, as it's fractured by love, jealousy, and corruption.

runtime: 115m format: 35mm

 

5/11/18 @ 5:00 PM

Eighth Grade (FREE Advance Screening), with Director Bo Burnham in Person!

(Bo Burnham, 2018) · FREE ADVANCE SCREENING OF EIGHTH GRADE FOLLOWED BY Q&A WITH DIRECTOR BO BURNHAM!!
Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school—the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year—before she begins high school. Q&A with Bo Burnham following the screening. NOTE: In the event that there are more attendees than available seats, we will be giving students with valid ID priority. Our theatre seats 465 persons. Non-students will be admitted 15 minutes prior to the show start.

runtime: 94m format: DCP

 

5/14/18 @ 9:30 PM

Tennessee Jamboree

(Albert C. Gannaway, 1964) · Doc Films and Chicago Film Society are proud to present a rare 35mm screening of Tennessee Jamboree! Starring Jim Reeves, Webb Pierce, and Marty Robbins along with appearances by Ray Price, June Carter, and Ernest Tubb (and many more!), this film takes you back to the country music of 1960's Nashville. Don't miss these country legends perform classic country and western tunes.

runtime: 75m format: 35mm

 

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