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

Available Talks

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

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Art of Ferris Bueller

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

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Black Movie History in Chicago: Cinematic Milestones and Sacred Grounds

Explore Black film history in Chicago through select movies and sites that connect them

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Chicago and The Wizard of Oz

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

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Chicago, Movies, and the 1918 Pandemic

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

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Comedy in Chicago: The Marx Brothers and Bob Newhart

Learn about the Chicago connections of a few giants of American comedy

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Behind the Scenes: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Yule love it! Unwrap the holiday magic and dive into the world of the Griswold family

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Brief History of Hollywood Film

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

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Chicago's World's Fairs and the Movies

Discover how Chicago helped advance film and create movie stars

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Cinematic Canines and Circus Stars in Chicagoland Cemeteries

Delve into the intersection of film history, animal performers, and cemetery lore

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Contagion and Chicago

Learn about Chicago-area locations from the pandemic horror movie 'Contagion'

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Beyond the Blues Brothers

Celebrate the 1980 Chicago-based movie in all its iterations

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Chicago Murals and Movie Stars

Explore the lives of three stars via massive murals in Chicago 

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Chicago, Christmas Movies, and Class

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

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Classic Movie Theaters in Chicago's Rogers Park

Uncover the histories of three movie theaters in Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood

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Dirty Dancing on Abortion

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

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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

All programs start at $300. For in-person programs, price is based on mileage and travel time.

 

Discounts are available if you book multiple Chicago movie talks or if you partner with another organization to share costs.

Pricing

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