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Book a public or private walking tour or an in-person or virtual talk, and rediscover Chicago through movies.

  • Chicago's Midway and Movies
    Multiple Dates
    Jul 10, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
    Midway Studios, 6016 S Ingleside Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Explore the Midway's century-long relationship to the movies on this walking tour
  • The Art of Ferris Bueller
    Multiple Dates
    Jul 10, 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM
    Art Institute of Chicago (Modern Wing), 159 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603, USA
    Get up close with art featured in the movie 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off'
  • Quincy Jones' Chicago
    Multiple Dates
    Jul 18, 7:00 PM – 7:20 PM
    Facebook Live
    Visit the childhood home of film producer Quincy Jones and a mural that celebrates him
  • Robin Williams and Chicago
    Multiple Dates
    Jul 21, 7:00 PM – 7:20 PM CDT
    Facebook Live
    Take a virtual tour celebrating the Chicago-born comedian and actor
  • Oz, Cocaine, Gangsters: Dark Side of the Screen
    Multiple Dates
    Jul 22, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Oz Park / Biograph Theater, 2021 N Burling St, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Discover cinema’s dark past through a Chicago park, historic row houses, and former movie theater
  • Cigars, Chicago, and the Eastland Disaster
    Multiple Dates
    Jul 24, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM
    Facebook Live
    Learn about the S.S. Eastland Disaster via a suburban Chicago speakeasy
  • Abortion in Dirty Dancing
    Multiple Dates
    Aug 03, 7:00 PM – 7:40 PM
    Online
    Revisit the abortion plot in Dirty Dancing, without which the entire movie falls apart
  • Altenheim Goes to the Movies
    Multiple Dates
    Aug 25, 7:00 PM – 7:20 PM CDT
    Facebook Live
    Tour Altenheim, originally built to care for the elderly and later, a setting for Chicago movies
  • Dolly Parton in Chicago
    Multiple Dates
    Sep 06, 7:00 PM – 7:20 PM
    Facebook Live
    Celebrate Dolly Parton by visiting a mural in Chicago devoted to her likeness
  • Bob Newhart's Chicago
    Multiple Dates
    Sep 15, 7:00 PM – 7:20 PM CDT
    Facebook Live
    Visit three Chicago locations near and dear to comedian and actor Bob Newhart
  • Chicago and Movies in Prison
    Multiple Dates
    Sep 24, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Old Joliet Prison, 1125 Collins St, Joliet, IL 60432, USA
    Take a unique walking tour of a suburban Chicago prison used in movies and TV sh