Film Screenings at Northeastern Illinois University
Presented by the Chicago Film Society
Sponsored by the Department of Communication, Media and Theatre
This spring marks the 15th season of NEIU’s collaboration with the Chicago Film Society. Highlights of the series include “My Favorite Wife” (a 1940 screwball comedy starring Irene Dunne and Cary Grant), “Love me Tonight” (a 1932 musical classic starring Maurice Chevalier and Jeannette MacDonald), “Angel Face” (a 1953 film noir starring Robert Mitchum and Jean Simmons), and “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives” (the winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival).
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.
Spring 2020 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 are needed on campus. Please use the mobile app Passport Parking.
Wednesday, Jan. 8
"My Favorite Wife"
Directed by Garson Kanin • 1940 • 35mm from Library of Congress
Wednesday, Jan. 15
Directed by Kelly Reichardt • 2006 • 35mm from Chicago Film Society Collections
Wednesday, Jan. 22
"Love Me Tonight"
Directed by Rouben Mamoulian • 1932 • 35mm from Universal
Wednesday, Feb. 5
Directed by John Huston • 1962 • 35mm from Universal
Wednesday, Feb. 19
Directed by Otto Preminger • 1953 • 35mm from Warner Brothers
Wednesday, March 4
"Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives"
Directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul • 2010 • 35mm from Strand Releasing
In Thai with English Subtitles
Wednesday, April 15
"The Trial of Vivienne Ware"
Directed by William K. Howard • 1932 • 35mm from the Museum of Modern Art
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 Passport Parking or download the Passport Parking mobile app.
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.