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Chicago International Film Festival

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AMC River East 21
322 E. Illinois St.
Chicago, IL 60610
Individual Tickets
Start at $7
Special Event Tickets
Start at $30
Festival Passes
Start at $100
October 9, 2014 - October 23, 2014
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Now in its 50th year, this celebrated festival offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the sights, sounds and experiences of other cultures on the big screen and the chance to hear and maybe even meet some of the artists behind them. For two weeks, you can see films from more than 55 countries at AMC River East 21, located in Streeterville.

The anniversary celebration will kick off with an Opening Night Gala presentation at the Harris Theater, followed by a Golden Anniversary celebration at the Chicago Cultural Center

One of the Festival's most notable features is the vast diversity of offerings, with numerous competitive categories and several highlight programs such as Black Perspectives, Cinema of the Americas, ReelWomen, Out-Look, After Dark, and the City & State program, showcasing films made in Chicago and throughout Illinois. In 2014, the Festival will shine a spotlight on Scandinavian cinema.

International Feature Competition


Photos courtesy of Chicago International Film Festival. Credit: Black Coal, Thin Ice; Force Majeure; The President; Rudderless; Timbuktu.

Times vary. Click here to see the complete schedule.

Tickets can be purchased online via Ticketmaster; by phone at 312-332-FILM (3456); or by visiting the Festival box office at AMC River East 21 (322 E. Illinois St.) or the Cinema/Chicago office (30 E. Adams, Suite 800).

Festival Passes are on sale until October 19. Pass options include:

  • Moviegoer (10 regular admissions): $100 for Cinema/Chicago members, $130 for non-members.
  • Passport (20 regular admissions): $190 for Cinema/Chicago members, $240 for non-members.
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#29, #65, #66, #124
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