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.
Welcome to Queertopia
What does it mean to be celebrated? How can someone know how to feel proud of who they are if they seldomly see positive visual representations of others like them? Learn more about Queertopia, an art series by local artist Sam Kirk installed along The Magnificent Mile this summer to celebrate the LGBTQIA community.Read more Read more
Ducks on The Mag Mile
Check out a very special exhibit, Ducks on the Mag Mile presented by Make Corporation, on display this summer. The Magnificent Mile celebrates the power of what people, business, and community can achieve when we promote a unified world for Special Olympics Illinois athletes.Read more Read more
Top 10 Tulips on The Magnificent Mile
While many things do not look the same along The Magnificent Mile this year, the tulips look better than ever. Many of us cannot be there to enjoy the full bloom in person, so we found some of the best images to share with you via @TheMagMile on Instagram!Read more Read more