Cinema/Chicago, the presenting organization of the Chicago International Film Festival, is a year-round non-profit cultural and educational organization dedicated to fostering better communication between people of diverse cultures.Cinema/Chicago, the presenting organization of the Chicago International Film Festival, is a year-round non-profit cultural and educational organization dedicated to fostering better communication between people of diverse cultures through the art of film and the moving image. We serve Chicago’s diverse and under-served citizenry by providing access to world-class cinema. We aim to enrich Chicago’s cultural environment by presenting film in contexts that encourage discussion and debate. Through the Film Festival, our Education Program, and our year-round programming and membership program, we enhance the cultural assets of the city of Chicago by exhibiting film from around the world.
Celebrate a New Decade On The Magnificent Mile
The days of 2019 are dwindling away, and as 2020 approaches, it brings the excitement of a new decade full of new possibilities! As you plan your celebrations for New Year's Eve in Chicago, check out a few of our favorite offers that are located in the heart of... Read moreRead more
Vegan on The Magnificent Mile
The rise of veganism is swift. In the past year, it is estimated that U.S consumers spent $1.9 billion on plant based milks and $3.3 billion on plant based foods. It is no surprise that the food and restaurant industry has taken notice and is being more accommodating. Read moreRead more
Twenty Things to Do in Chicago in Your Twenties
What I’ve learned from living in Chicago as a young adult is that your twenties are your “selfish years”. While living in the city you must travel, explore, and try new things. After all, it’s important to love yourself and the place that you’re in! Read moreRead more