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Join the libraries, schools, colleges, film clubs, businesses, and other venues helping their students, clients, and members rediscover Chicago through film!

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Available Talks

All programs are adaptable for in-person, online, or hybrid programming.

Celebrate the 1980 Chicago-based movie in all its iterations

1 hr

Beyond the Blues Brothers

Celebrate the 1980 Chicago-based movie in all its iterations

Explore the lives of three stars via massive murals in Chicago 

1 hr

Chicago Murals and Movie Stars

Explore the lives of three stars via massive murals in Chicago 

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

45 min

Chicago and The Wizard of Oz

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

Walk across a peninsula and uncover its connections to classic Hollywood

30 min

Chicago's 1933 World's Fair and Classic Film

Walk across a peninsula and uncover its connections to classic Hollywood

Stroll through Union Station and learn about its link to movies

30 min

Chicago's Union Station and the Movies

Stroll through Union Station and learn about its link to movies

Discover how Chicago helped advance film and create movie stars

1 hr

Chicago's World's Fairs and the Movies

Discover how Chicago helped advance film and create movie stars

Consider what three Chicago-based Christmas movies say about social class

1 hr

Chicago, Christmas Movies, and Class

Consider what three Chicago-based Christmas movies say about social class

Learn about three Chicago movie theaters that survived the 1918 flu pandemic

40 min

Chicago, Movies, and the 1918 Pandemic

Learn about three Chicago movie theaters that survived the 1918 flu pandemic

Uncover the histories of four North Side movie theaters

1 hr

Classic Movie Theaters on Chicago's North Side

Uncover the histories of four North Side movie theaters

 
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About Programs

Chicago Movie Tours' programs, whether in-person or virtual, 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.

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