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Passes Now on Sale!

A variety of Festival Passes are already on sale. Pass options include:
Moviegoer (10 regular admissions): $90 for Cinema/Chicago members, $120 for non-members.
Passport (20 regular admissions): $170 for Cinema/Chicago members, $230 for non-members

Moviegoer and Passport Passes are not valid for Opening Night, Centerpiece, Closing Night, Tributes, Special Presentations or Special Events. Passes must be picked up and redeemed in person at a Festival box office.

Passes can be obtained by visiting online store or by calling 312.683.0121

Festival screenings will be at the AMC River East 21 Theater, 322 E. Illinois St., Chicago, IL 60611. Additional film selections and the screening schedule will be announced in on September 19.

Maximum of 2 passes per member.


Redeem early and avoid disappointment!

1. Visit (after September 19) or pick up a copy of the Festival Schedule at the Festival Box Office and start making your individual film selections.

2. You must redeem your pass in person! Please bring your pass to the Festival Box Office, after September 19, with your film selections to redeem for actual tickets. Your pass will receive a hole-punch for every ticket redeemed. You may redeem your pass for multiple tickets to the same film. *Please note we cannot exchange your pass for tickets over the phone.

3. We strongly encourage you to redeem all your tickets in advance to avoid long line-ups at the theater and sold-out screenings.

Passes purchased online or by phone through September 23 will be mailed out. After September 23, all passes must be picked up in person.

Photo ID is required to pick up your Pass and to redeem your Pass for tickets. You must have an actual film ticket before you will be admitted to a theater.

Please note that many films will sell out quickly. We strongly advise making reservations in advance.

Festival Box Office locations:
AMC River East 21 (7 days a week, Noon-8PM )
During the festival (October 7-20), tickets will be on sale one hour before the start of the first show until the start of the last show. 322 E Illinois St. Chicago, IL 60610

FESTIVAL OFFICE (Monday-Friday, 10AM-6PM )
30 E. Adams, Suite 800 Chicago, IL 60603

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