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Join the libraries, schools, colleges, film clubs, senior centers, and other venues rediscovering Chicago through film!

Featured Talk
The Art of Ferris Bueller

Book the counterpart to our popular walking tour on Ferris Bueller's Day Off as an in-person, virtual, or hybrid program!

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About 

Chicago Movie Tours' talks—whether in-person, virtual, or hybrid—incorporate HD videos, photos, clips and screenshots, maps, newspapers, movie fan magazines, animated slideshows, and expert commentary to bring the subject matter to life.

 

Topics are selected to draw audiences to your community and then leave them wanting to learn more.

 

Finally, these programs, whether virtual or in-person, always encourage audience contribution and Q&As/discussions.

Pricing

Pricing

Available Talks

All of Chicago Movie Tours' programs are adaptable for in-person, online, or hybrid programming. See pricing.

Revisit the abortion plot in Dirty Dancing, without which the entire movie falls apart

Abortion in Dirty Dancing

45 min

Revisit the abortion plot in Dirty Dancing, without which the entire movie falls apart

Learn about three eras of Hollywood's history, from 1893-1970

Brief History of Hollywood Film

1 hr

Learn about three eras of Hollywood's history, from 1893-1970

Discover Chicago's connections to 'The Wizard of Oz'

Chicago and The Wizard of Oz

1 hr

Discover Chicago's connections to 'The Wizard of Oz'

Learn about artwork featured in the movie 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off'

Art of Ferris Bueller

1 hr

Learn about artwork featured in the movie 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off'

Explore the lives of three stars via massive murals in Chicago 

Chicago Murals and Movie Stars

1 hr

Explore the lives of three stars via massive murals in Chicago 

Walk across a peninsula and uncover its connections to classic Hollywood

Chicago's 1933 World's Fair and Classic Film

30 min

Walk across a peninsula and uncover its connections to classic Hollywood

Celebrate the 1980 Chicago-based movie in all its iterations

Beyond the Blues Brothers

1 hr

Celebrate the 1980 Chicago-based movie in all its iterations

Walk to the site of the studio that filmed cinema's first Black kiss

Chicago and Film's First Black Kiss

30 min

Walk to the site of the studio that filmed cinema's first Black kiss

Stroll through Union Station and learn about its link to movies

Chicago's Union Station and the Movies

30 min

Stroll through Union Station and learn about its link to movies

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