Most Chicago Film Society screenings take place at:

Northeastern Illinois University – 3701 W. Bryn Mawr – BUILDING E


Northeastern Illinois University’s Auditorium is conveniently located inside BUILDING E of the NEIU campus, one block south of the 3701 W. Bryn Mawr entrance.

Please visit the NEIU website for a campus map & driving directions

If you are lost, look for signs for BUILDING E – the movies are not far away.


Free street parking is available along Bryn Mawr Ave, west of Central Park.

Patrons may also park in any designated NEIU parking lot by purchasing a parking pass. We recommend the Parking Garage, a short walk from Building E.

You may also park in Lot D or Lot F.

There are two options for purchasing a single-use NEIU parking pass:

      1: Purchase a $5 pass at the Parking Office, on the first floor of the Parking 
          Garage. The Parking Office closes at 7:15 PM. 

      2: Purchase a $5 virtual permit with your smart phone:


Our screenings are also accessible via CTA.

• From the Brown Line (Kimball station), one can either walk or catch the #82 Kimball-Homan bus outside of the station, getting off at Catalpa and walking the remaining short distance to Building E.

• From the Blue Line (Jefferson Park station), take the #92 Foster bus to Central Park and walk the remaining short distance to Building E.

Divvy & Bicycle

For cyclists, a Divvy station is located on the eastern edge of campus at St. Louis and Balmoral. Click here to view a map of Divvy station locations.

There are bike racks (and public bike tools) available on campus outside of Building E.