On Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m., from June 4 through August 20, enjoy free film screenings at Millennium Park’s Jay Pritzker Pavilion / Great Lawn in downtown Chicago. The full schedule is available here but please check out our favorite picks in this video trailer playlist…
“To celebrate 2019 as the Year of Chicago Theatre, this year’s series will co-present each film with a select Chicago theatre company, providing a season-long sampling of themes, ethnicities and genres to reflect the city’s rich passion for cinema in all its variety.
DCASE has partnered with 13 local theatre companies to co-produce this summer’s film series. Companies include About Face Theatre, Aguijón Theater, Black Ensemble Theater, Chicago Children’s Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Court Theatre, eta Creative Arts Foundation, Free Street Theater, Goodman Theatre, Lookingglass Theatre Company, Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Teatro Vista and Victory Gardens Theater.
Film lovers can take a seat at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion or spread out a blanket on the Great Lawn to watch their favorite movies on a state-of-the-art, 40-foot LED screen.”