Discount tickets 2019 UCLA Festival of Preservation
When: Nov 2-December 4, 2019
Where: Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State St, 312-846 2800.
Film buffs alert! From November 1 through December 4, the Gene Siskel Film Center presents the 2019 UCLA Festival of Preservation, a touring series of ten programs selected from the UCLA Film & Television Archive’s latest restoration efforts. No organization has been more important tin preservation than the UCLA Film & Television Archive. More info here.
Regular ticket prices
General Admission: $12, Students: $7 (Valid student ID required), Film Center Members: $6. Discounted tickets must be purchased in person at the box office.
UCLA DOUBLE-BILL DISCOUNT
Buy a ticket at regular prices for the first UCLA film on any Saturday in November, and get a ticket for the second UCLA film that day at the discounted rate with proof of your original purchase: General Admission $7; Students $5; Members $4. (This discount rate applies to the second film only. Discount available in person at the box office only.)
Become a member
This is a pretty hefty commitment to many Satudays through the summer however if you plan on seeing many of the films in the series you may want to consider becoming a member. Individual memberships: $50 and Dual memberships: $80. In addition to discount tickets to film screenings there are many other benefits to being a member.
About The Gene Siskel Film Center
- The Film Center at the School of the Art Institute was founded in 1972 and was originally in the Art Institute of Chicago.
- In June 2001 it relocated to a new state-of-the-art facility at it’s present location 164 N. State Street.
- The Film Center was renamed the Gene Siskel Film Center in 2000 after the late, nationally celebrated film critic, Gene Siskel.
- The Block it is located on (Block 36) was redeveloped by the Art Institute of Chicago in the late 1990’s and includes a 500-bed student residence.
- The Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago presents cutting edge cinema to an annual audience of 80,000.
- The Film Center’s programming includes film that celebrate diverse voices, multi-cultures, trailblazing work by independent filmmakers, restorations and revivals, documentaries, historic film, festivals, premiers and lectures and discussion from filmmakers and media artists.
- The Film Center hosts over 1,500 screenings and 100 filmmaker appearances every year.
- The Gene Siskel Film Center is a public program of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
- The Gene Siskel Film Center and the SAIC are part of The Art Institute of Chicago