Autumn 2022 Special Events
6:30PM Sunday, September 25th
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
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
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
Doc Films & Rockefeller Chapel Presents: Nosferatu (1922)
F. W. Murnau · 81m · Digital
Rockefeller Chapel celebrates the 100th anniversary of Nosferatu, welcoming back celebrated organist Jay Warren 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…
Note: admission is free for all UCID and quarter pass holders! Otherwise, $10 admission at the doors, $8 online.
Tickets can be bought here.