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Film News: Newly Renovated Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago Reopens on Jan 5, 2018

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CHICAGO – The lights of State Street will be a bit brighter on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 as the Gene Siskel Film Center reopens after five weeks of renovations. New seating, carpeting and wiring was put into place, capping the first major upgrade since the legendary theater opened 17 years ago.

A full slate of films are on tap for Friday, including “Loving Vincent,” “Faces Places,” “Tom of Finland,” “White Sun” and “Keep Talking.” Click the link below for details and show times.

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Newly Renovated Seats in the Main Theater at the Gene Siskel Film Center
Photo credit: SiskelFilmCenter.org

The Gene Siskel Film Center is part of the School of the Art Institute in Chicago, and presents film festival celebrations (including the Black Harvest Film Festival every August), restorations, cutting edge new films and discussions/filmmaker appearances with many screenings. For more information, click here.

The Gene Siskel Film Center is located at 164 North State Street in Chicago. For a list of their screenings for January of 2018, click here.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Writer, Editorial Coordinator
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2018 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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