Millennium Park Summer Film Series 2016 Schedule

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Tuesdays just became much more enjoyable, thanks to theMillennium Park Summer Film Series! The Millennium Park FoundationandChicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) have teamed up to create a phenomenal night out in Millennium Park.
This free series runs from June 21st to August 30th? every Tuesday at 6:30pm will feature a different movie(s) for your viewing pleasure.

Take in Chicago’s skyline while relaxing in a seat at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion or lounge on the Great Lawn as thestate-of-the-art, 40-foot LED screen displays new movies and classics.

Millennium Park Summer Film Series in Chicago

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?Schedule is subject to change.
?All films will be screened with English subtitles or captioning.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
(1986; PG-13, 103 min)
Celebrating the 30th anniversary of this iconic ?80s classic of a Chicago-area high school wise guy who is determined to have a day off from school

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Soul Food
(1997; R*, 115 mins)
Follows the trials of a close-knit Chicago family that gets together to have Sunday dinner every week

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

A League of Their Own
(1992; PG, 125 mins)
Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it success amidst their own growing rivalry. A special presentation to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the USO will take place before the film.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Thelma & Louise
(1991; R**, 120 mins)
The Academy Award-winning film of two friends who embark on a road trip with disastrous consequences

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 (Full Moon Double Feature)
Moonstruck & Silence of the Lambs
(Moonstruck: 1988, PG, 102 mins / Silence of the Lambs: 1991, R?, 118 mins)
A special double feature event beginning with the classic romantic comedy ?Moonstruck,? followed by a late-night showing of the iconic thriller ?Silence of the Lambs?

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Kartemquin Films 50th Anniversary Celebration
Celebrating 50 years of democracy through documentary, this special screening will celebrate the legacy of the acclaimed Chicago filmmaking organization

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

West Side Story
(1961; Unrated, 152 mins)
The award-winning adaptation of the Shakespeare?s classic romantic tragedy, ?Romeo and Julietscreened as part of Shakespeare 400

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

(1978; PG-13, 110 mins)
A special sing-along presentation of this romantic musical comedy set in the 1950s

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Finding Nemo
(2003; G, 100 mins)
After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Purple Rain
(1984; R, 111 min)
Starring Prince, this is the story of a musician escaping a tumultuous home life through music; presented with WBEZ?s Sound Opinions

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 (Audience Choice)

Favorite Chicago Film
Audience members will vote on their favorite Chicago film to be shown.
Vote today at

*Rated R for strong sexuality and language
**Rated R for strong language, and some violence and sensuality
?Rated R for Sex and Nudity, Violence and Gore, Profanity, Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking, and Frightening/Intense Scenes
^Rated R for adult situations, language, nudity and violence

Millennium Park Summer Film Series

Tuesdays; June 21-August 30, 2016

Film screenings begin at 6:30 pm

Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion
201 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60602

FREE; Seating at the pavilion is first-come, first-served.

More information can be found on the City of Chicago’s website.

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