Visitor Info


Theatrical screenings, virtual screenings, and virtual artist talks and  conversations.


Virtual events take place on the Gene Siskel Film Center’s virtual cinema platform and Zoom.
Theatrical screenings take place at the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 North State Street.


Tickets for all virtual events are FREE.

Tickets for theatrical screenings are:
$12: General public
$6: Film Center members
$7: Non-SAIC students
$5: SAIC/AIC faculty and staff
Free: SAIC students

SAIC student and SAIC/AIC faculty and staff tickets are available from the Gene Siskel Film Center box office.
General audience tickets are available from the box office or online.

Contact the Gene Siskel Film Center box office at 312-846-2600.


Closed captions are available for virtual events.

The Gene Siskel Film Center is wheelchair and mobility device accessible, equipped with hearing loops, and offers companion seating.

For other accessibility requests, including ASL interpretation or audio description, please visit

Gene Siskel Film Center COVID-19 Protocols

To gain entry to the Film Center, you will be asked to present a valid photo ID and one of the following

- Physical vaccination card
- A legible photo, copy, or scan of your cardan image on your phone will be acceptable provided that it is legible
- Proof of a negative result on a COVID PCR test conducted within 72 hours of the film or event start time

Masks are required at all times. For more information, please visit the Film Center's COVID-19 page.