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Tuesday Night At The Movies
Little Movies, Big Stories

A bimonthly series introduces movies that disappeared in a 'blink of the eye' at the theaters-little known but compelling films.

Inquiring Nuns (60min/1968)

Tuesday, September 27, 7-8:30 PM

1968—two young nuns ask average Chicagoans “are you happy?” Humor, sadness, and the timeless concerns of mankind are captured by Chicago’s great documentarians from Kartemquin Films. A captivating film “pick” to celebrate Kartemquin’s 50th anniversary. Just drop in.

Summer Film Series

Watch the many faces of courage and strength across time and space—sometimes with a happy ending, other times not. A casual audience-led discussion follows matinee screenings. Just drop in.


Room (118min/R/2015)

Sunday, June 5, 1:30 PM

A kidnapped mother and son escape from a room in which they have endured prolonged imprisonment. Breaking free, they experience a dramatic homecoming. Oscar-winner for Best Actress (Brie Larson).

Creed (133min/PG-13/2015)

Friday, June 17, 2 & 6:30 PM

Cheer for the underdog as the former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival, Apollo Creed.

Amy (128min/R/2015)

Friday, June 24, 2 & 6:30 PM

Singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse is featured in unseen archival footage and unheard tracks. Oscar-winner for Best Documentary.


The Revenant (156min/R/2015)

Sunday, July 10, 1:30 PM

A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team. Oscar-winner for Best Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio).

Race (134min/PG-13/2016)

Friday, July 15, 2 & 6:30 PM

Jesse Owens’ quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy.

45 Years (95min/R/2015)

Friday, July 29, 2 & 6:30 PM

A married couple preparing to celebrate their wedding anniversary receives shattering news that promises to forever change the course of their lives. Oscar-nominated for Best Actress (Charlotte Rampling).


The Martian (144min/PG-13/2015)

Sunday, August 7, 1:30 PM

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney, presumed dead after a fierce storm, is left behind by his crew. Ingenuity, wit, and spirit triumph.

Joy (124min/PG-13/2015)

Sunday, August 14, 1:30 PM

The wild story of a family across four generations centered on the girl who eventually founds a business dynasty and becomes a matriarch in her own right.

The Lady in the Van (104min/PG-13/2015)

Friday, August 19, 2 & 6:30 PM

A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman (Dame Maggie Smith) living in her van that is parked on his driveway.