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Autumn 2022 Special Events

6:30PM Sunday, September 25th

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Doc Films & Night Owls Presents: Jurassic Park (1993)

Steven Spielberg · 127m · DCP

Despite being set on a fictional island, Jurassic Park is anything but a tranquil beach vacation. Steven Spielberg transports us to an amusement park of prehistoric dinosaurs restored from extinction by a wealthy entrepreneur. But the paleontological pet project is doomed from the start; even before the grand opening, security systems fail, setting the dinosaurs loose and forcing those touring the park to run—and hide—for their lives.

With post-film discussion hosted by Professors Dan Morgan & Agnes Callard.

Note: all patrons that show a UChicagoID (UCID) get in for free!

6:00PM Saturday, October 1st

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Chicago Premiere: Light (光) and Your Face (你的臉) with Director Q&A

Tsai Ming-Liang · 94min · DCP

For more information about this event, please visit our dedicated Tsai 2022 event page!

Friday, October 21st - Sunday, October 23rd

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Doc Films 90th Anniversary Weekend

Doc is a nonanegarian! What better way to celebrate than a blowout weekend packed full of our favorite films? See the whole lineup on our 90th anniversary page.

7:00PM Sunday, October 30th

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Doc Films & Rockefeller Chapel Presents: Nosferatu (1922)

F. W. Murnau · 81m · Digital

Rockefeller Chapel celebrates the 100th anniversary of Nosferatu, welcoming back celebrated organist Dennis James to provide the silent film score. Come experience this cinematic classic, in which mysterious Count Orlok summons Thomas Hutter to his remote Transylvanian castle in the mountains. After Orlok reveals his vampiric nature, Hutter struggles to escape the castle. Join us inside one of UChicago's most iconic spaces to see how the story ends…