45th Annual Chicago Film Festival

Chicago’s got a long history with the movies. The Windy City was Hollywood before Hollywood was Hollywood. For the 45th year, we showcase our love for film with the Chicago Film Festival. It opens tonight and until October 22 145 movies from all over the world will be screened.


Many of the actors, producers, and directors will be in town for the fest.



  • Oct 8: Uma Thurman and Director Katherine Dieckmann, “Motherhood”
  • Oct 9: Director John Woo, “Red Cliff/Chi Bi”
  • Oct 10: Director Oren Moverman and actor Ben Foster, “The Messenger”
  • Oct 12: Willem Dafoe, “Antichrist”
  • Oct 14: Director Lee Daniels and actress Gabourey Sidibe, “Precious”
  • Oct 17: Director Nicholas Fackler and actor Martin Landeau, “Lovely, Still”
  • Oct 17: Director Patrice Chereau, Persecution
For a complete schedule visit chicagofilmfestival.com







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