Collections

The Chicago Film Society collects films of all gauges, with specific interest in 35mm release prints, short subjects, animation, trailers, and weird stuff.

For a list of loanable titles or to make a loan request, please write to us at:
info AT chicagofilmsociety DOT org

Upcoming screenings of prints from Chicago Film Society Collections:

COMPUTER CHESS (Andrew Bujalski, 2013, 35mm)
29 March 2019 – Wisconsin Cinematheque – Madison, WI


Past screenings of prints from Chicago Film Society Collections:

COMPUTER CHESS (Andrew Bujalski, 2013, 35mm)
8 Sept 2018 – Texas Theatre – Dallas, TX
25 Aug 2018 – IFC Center – New York, NY

CORN’S-A-POPPIN’ (Robert Woodburn, 1955, 35mm)
preserved by the Chicago Film Society
14 Jan 2017 – Museum of Fine Arts Houston – Houston, TX
4 Dec 2016 – Ragtag Cinema – Columbia, MO
16 May 2016 – Wisconsin Film Festival – Madison, WI
5 Apr 2016 – Grand Illusion Cinema – Seattle, WA
3 Aug 2015 – Harvard Film Archive – Cambridge, MA
3 & 4 April 2015 – Cleveland Cinematheque – Cleveland, OH
17 & 23 Mar 2015 – George Eastman Museum – Rochester, NY
21 Feb 2015 – Yerba Buena Center for the Arts – San Francisco, CA
6 Dec 2014 – Museum of Modern Art – New York, NY
3 Oct 2014 – Alamo Drafthouse Ritz – Austin, TX
23 June 2014 – Music Box Theatre – Chicago, IL
4 May 2014 – UCLA Film & Television Archive – Los Angeles, CA

FERRY CROSS THE MERSEY (Jeremy Summers, 1964, 35mm)
7 Nov 2016 – Braunschweig International Film Festival – Braunschweig, Germany

GOLD DIGGERS OF 1935 (Busby Berkeley, 1935, 35mm)
6 Feb 2017 – Harvard Film Archive – Cambridge, MA
14 Dec 2016 – Film Forum – New York, NY

SWEETIE (Jane Campion, 1989, 35mm)
19 Oct 2017 – San Francisco Museum of Modern Art – San Francisco, CA
11 Sept 2017 – Film Society of Lincoln Center – New York, NY
19 April 2017 – DeBartolo Performing Arts Center – Notre Dame, IN
14 Jan 2017 – Museum of Fine Arts Houston – Houston, TX – Sweetie

TENNESSEE JAMBOREE (Albert C. Gannaway, 1964, 35mm)
14 May 2018 – Doc Films – Chicago, IL