Film Screenings at Northeastern Illinois University
Presented by the Chicago Film Society
Sponsored by the Department of Communication, Media and Theatre
This fall marks the 14th season of NEIU’s collaboration with the Chicago Film Society. Highlights of the fall series include “Counsellor at Law,” a 1933 pre-Code film starring John Barrymore and Thelma Todd; “Look Out Sister,” a 1948 musical western featuring R&B legend Louis Jordan – co-presented by the Jazz Institute of Chicago; and a Halloween presentation of “Ghost Catchers,” a 1944 comedy starring Olsen & Johnson.
Tickets cost $3 with a Northeastern ID and $7 for the general public. All screenings are presented by the Chicago Film Society and sponsored by the Department of Communication, Media, and Theatre.
Fall 2019 Schedule
The screenings listed below take place at 7:30 p.m. in Northeastern's Auditorium located in the E Building at 3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. in Chicago. Parking Permits needed on campus. Please use the mobile app Passport Parking.
Wednesday, Sept. 4
COUNSELLOR AT LAW
Directed by William Wyler • 1933 • 35mm from Universal
Wednesday, Sept. 11
LOOK OUT SISTER
Directed by Bud Pollard • 1948 • 35mm from Library of Congress
Wednesday, Sept. 18
Directed by Rod Amateau • 1976 • 35mm from Sony Pictures Repertory
Wednesday, Sept. 25
THE DEVIL, PROBABLY
Directed by Robert Bresson • 1977 • 35mm from The Film Desk
Wednesday, Oct. 2
HELL TO ETERNITY
Directed by Phil Karlson • 1960 • 35mm from Chicago Film Society Collection
Wednesday, Oct. 9
QUEEN OF DIAMONDS
Directed by Nina Menkes • 1991 • 35mm from Academy Film Archive, permission Arbelos
Wednesday, Oct. 30
Directed by Edward F. Cline • 1944 • 35mm from Universal
Wednesday, Nov. 20
Directed by Sidney Lumet • 1983 • 35mm from Paramount
Wednesday, Nov. 27
Directed by A. Edward Sutherland • 1936 • 35mm from Universal
DIRECTIONS AND PARKING
Free street parking is available along Bryn Mawr Ave., west of Central Park Ave. Patrons may also park in any designated NEIU parking lot by purchasing a parking pass. We recommend the Parking Facility, a short walk from Building E. You may also park in Lot D or Lot F.
There are several options for purchasing a single-use NEIU parking pass:
Purchase a $5 pass from the kiosk at the Parking Facility entrance (cash only). Purchase a $5 pass at the Parking Office on the first floor of the Parking Facility. Purchase a $5 virtual permit with your smartphone at www.ppprk.com/park or download the mobile app Passport Parking.
Getting Here with the CTA
Our screenings are also accessible via CTA.
From the Brown Line (Kimball station), one can either walk or take the #82 Kimball-Homan bus to Catalpa and walk the remaining short distance to Building E. From the Blue Line (Jefferson Park station), take the #92 Foster bus to Central Park and walk the remaining short distance to Building E.
For cyclists, a Divvy station is located on the eastern edge of campus at St. Louis and Balmoral. View a map of Divvy station locations.