It’s Time for the Chicago International Film Festival

Courtesy of The Chicago International Film Festival

Friends, the Fandads love watching movies and right now is the best time of the year for us as we are covering the Chicago International Film Festival again. We can not wait to spend a few hours in the theaters watching some amazing movies and sharing with you what we see.

This year we have a few movies that are on our radar as well as some others that look intriguing. Check out the movies that we plan to see and share with you our initial thoughts. The list may vary and we might not see al of the movies on our list.

  • All Happy Families,
  • Anatomy of a Fall
  • Bike Vessel
  • The Bikeriders
  • The Boy and the Heron
  • Carnal Sins
  • Concrete Utopia
  • Departing Seniors
  • Do Not Expect Too Much from the End of the World
  • Dream Scenario
  • Eric LaRue
  • Fingernails
  • Food Roots
  • Four Daughters
  • Hard Miles
  • The Holdovers
  • Joram
  • The Killer
  • Late Night With the Devil
  • May December
  • Memory
  • Monster
  • Poor Things
  • Raging Grace
  • Rustin
  • Saltburn
  • Silver Dollar Road
  • The Space Race
  • The Zone of Interest

Short Programs

SHORTS 6: Comedy – Awkward Laughs
SHORTS 7: Black Perspectives – Resonance
SHORTS 8: Architecture – Visions of Home
SHORTS 9: Family Friendly Animation – Better Together

The 59th Chicago International Film Festival runs October 11 – 22, 2023 with film screenings and programs presented at venues across the city including AMC NEWCITY 14, the Music Box Theatre, the Gene Siskel Film Center, the Chicago History Museum, the Hamilton Park Cultural Center in Englewood, Harrison Park in Pilsen, the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago, and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Tickets for Opening Night are on sale now at


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