Gene Siskel Film Center tickets on sale July 19. The Gene Siskel Film Center is reopening August 6 and tickets go on sale for non-members July 19. It’s not clear but it looks like it will be online sales only. Only 80% of tickets will be available for sale so that there will be space between parties. They used to offer a Two-film discount (see below) and it’s not clear if that will be available.
When: Friday, August 6, 2021. The Film Center will open with select members-only screenings, advance ticket-purchasing opportunities, and membership discounts on films streaming throughout July.
Where: Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State St, 312-846 2800.
Upcoming screenings include a Fellini 100th anniversary retrospective of nine Fellini films from August 7-October 2, 2021. Also the Chicago Favorites series, which features films selected and introduced by notable community members.
- General Admission: $12
- Students: $7 Valid student ID required. Discounted tickets must be purchased in person at the box office.
- Youth (under 17): $7 Please note our policy on children & film ratings. Discounted tickets must be purchased in person at the box office.
- Film Center Members: $6 Become a member today!
They used to offer a discount when purchasing tickets for two related films. Prices used to be: Buy a ticket at regular prices for either Film A or Film B, and get a ticket for any show of the other film at the discount rate with proof of your original purchase: General Admission $7; Students $5; Members $4. (This discount price applies to the second film only. Discount available in person at the box office only.)
Individual ($50) and Dual ($80) Memberships
- $6 admission to movies at the Gene Siskel Film Center
- $5 admission to the spring and fall Screening/Lecture series
- Free subscription to the Film Center’s monthly schedule, the Gazette
- $10 discount on an Art Institute of Chicago membership
- Four free popcorns
- Sneak preview passes to major motion pictures
- Priority notification of other offers and events
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 and part of of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and The Art Institute of Chicago