Northeastern partners with THE Chicago Film Society
Film Screenings at Northeastern Illinois University
Presented by the Chicago Film Society
Sponsored by the Department of Communication, Media and Theatre
We are beginning our seventh season of film screenings on campus sponsored by the Chicago Film Society. All screenings will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the NEIU Auditorium, and the films will be presented on 35mm using the best possible prints from studios and archives.
Tickets will cost $2 with an NEIU ID and $5 for the general public.
Summer 2017 Schedule
All screenings are held in Northeastern's Auditorium at 7:30 p.m., located in the E Building at 3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. in Chicago. Some highlights include "Linda" (silent with live organ accompaniment), summer favorite "Car Wash," a Busby Berkeley musical ("Gold Diggers of 1935), a film by Dorothy Arzner (the first woman in the Directors Guild of America), and "Melvin and Howard" directed by Jonathan Demme, who sadly just passed away.
Tickets are $2 with a NEIU ID and $5 for the general public, and can be purchased at the door.
Directed by Arthur Ripley • 1958 • 35mm from private collection
Tuesday, May 16
Directed by Dorothy Davenport • 1929 • 35mm from Library of Congress
Live organ accompaniment by Jay Warren
Directed by Tsai Ming-liang • 1997 • 35mm from Leisure Time Features
In Mandarin with English subtitles
Wednesday, June 14
Directed by Ernst Lubitsch • 1946 • 35mm from Criterion Pictures, USA
Wednesday, June 21
Directed by Dorothy Arzner • 1931 • 35mm from Universal
Tuesday, June 27
Directed by Michael Schultz • 1976 • 35mm from Universal
Wednesday, July 5
ANNE OF THE INDIES
Directed by Jacques Tourneur • 1951 • 35mm from Fox Library Services
Wednesday, July 12
IT HAPPENED HERE
Directed by Kevin Brownlow & Andrew Mollo • 1964 • 35mm from Milestone Film
Wednesday, July 19
Directed by Claudia Weill • 1978 • 35mm from Warner Bros.
Wednesday, July 26
THE MATCH KING
Directed by Howard Bretherton and William Knightley • 1932 • 35mm from Library of Congress
Wednesday, August 2
MELVIN AND HOWARD
Directed by Jonathan Demme • 1980 • 35mm from Universal
Tuesday, August 8
THE OLD FASHIONED WAY
Directed by William Beaudine • 1934 • 35mm from Universal
Wednesday, August 16
Directed by Alan Arkin • 1971 • 35mm from 20th Century Fox
Wednesday, August 23
LAST OF THE COMANCHES
Directed by Andre de Toth • 1953 • 35mm from Sony Pictures Repertory
Wednesday, August 30
GOLD DIGGERS OF 1935
Directed by Busby Berkeley • 1935 • 35mm from CFS Collection
Chicago Film Society
(Additional screenings to be held at The Music Box Theatre and the Logan Center for the Arts)
New this semester, Northeastern's Department of Communication, Media and Theatre will offer CMTM 390: A Cinematheque class where students earn 1 credit at the 300-level for attending five select screenings and doing online activities related to film production, distribution, exhibition, and criticism as well as the importance of film archives and preservation. Register Here
Free street parking is available along Bryn Mawr Ave, west of Central Park. Patrons may also park in any designated NEIU parking lot by purchasing a parking pass. We recommend the Parking Garage, a short walk from Building E. You may also park in Lot D or Lot F.
There are several options for purchasing a single-use NEIU parking pass:
Purchase a $5 pass from the kiosk at the Parking Garage entrance. (Cash only) Purchase a $5 pass at the Parking Office, on the first floor of the Parking Garage. Purchase a $5 virtual permit with your smart phone: www.ppprk.com/park or download the mobile app Passport Parking
Getting Here with the CTA
Our screenings are also accessible via CTA.
From the Brown Line (Kimball station), one can either walk or take the #82 Kimball-Homan bus to Catalpa and walk the remaining short distance to Building E. From the Blue Line (Jefferson Park station), take the #92 Foster bus to Central Park and walk the remaining short distance to Building E.
For cyclists, a Divvy station is located on the eastern edge of campus at St. Louis and Balmoral. View a map of Divvy station locations.