Film Screenings at Northeastern Illinois University
Presented by the Chicago Film Society
Sponsored by the Department of Communication, Media and Theatre
This summer marks the 13th season of NEIU’s collaboration with the Chicago Film Society. Highlights of the summer series include “Finishing School” (a 1934 pre-Code film with Frances Dee and Ginger Rogers), “Faces” (the 1968 classic directed by John Cassavetes), “Transatlantic” (a 1931 film starring Myrna Loy in a new restoration from the Museum of Modern Art), “Mo’ Better Blues" (Spike Lee’s jazzy 1990 film starring Denzel Washington), and “The Clock” (Vincente Minnelli’s 1945 film starring Judy Garland).
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.
Summer 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.
Wednesday, May 8
Directed by Aki Kaurismäki • 1996 • 35mm from Finnish Film Foundation
Wednesday, May 15
HE RAN ALL THE WAY
Directed by John Berry • 1951 • 35mm from Park Circus
Wednesday, May 22
Directed by George Nichols, Jr. & Wanda Tuchock • 1934 • 35mm from Library of Congress
Wednesday, May 29
Directed by Joan Micklin Silver • 1988 • 35mm from Warner Brothers
Wednesday, June 5
Directed by John Cassavetes • 1968 • 35mm from American Genre Film Archive
Wednesday, June 19
ONE OF OUR AIRCRAFT IS MISSING
Directed by Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger • 1942 • 35mm from the Library of Congress
Wednesday, June 26
Directed by William K. Howard • 1931 • 35mm from Museum of Modern Art
Wednesday, July 3
NUDE ON THE MOON
Directed by Doris Wishman • 1961 • 35mm from American Genre Film Archive
Wednesday, July 10
WHEN TOMORROW COMES
Directed by John M. Stahl • 1939 • 35mm from Universal
Wednesday, July 17
MO’ BETTER BLUES
Directed by Spike Lee • 1990 • 35mm from Universal
Wednesday, July 31
Directed by Vincente Minnelli • 1945 • 35mm from Warner Bros
Wednesday, August 7
MERRILY WE GO TO HELL
Directed by Dorothy Arzner • 1932 • 35mm from Universal
Wednesday, August 14
EVERY WHICH WAY BUT LOOSE
Directed by James Fargo • 1978 • 35mm from Private Collections
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.