French films... Where to often find them in Chicago

Here is a list of all the theaters in Chicago which regularly screen French movies, recent releases as well as classic French films.

Chicago Arts University-Max Palevsky Cinema

University of Chicago - Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 East 59th St, Chicago, IL 60637

Facets Cinema

1517 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614

Film Studies Center, University of Chicago

Logan Center for the Arts - 915 E 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637

Gene Siskel Film Center

164 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601

Landmark's Century Centre Cinema

2828 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60657

Music Box Theatre

3733 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60613

Theaters playing French movies In the Chicago metropolitan area

Block Museum of Art

40 Arts Cir Dr, Evanston, IL 60208

Glen Art Theatre

540 Crescent Blvd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Landmark's Renaissance Place Cinema

1850 2nd St, Highland Park, IL 60035

MAC Playhouse Theatre at DuPage College

425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Tivoli Theatre

5021 Highland Avenue Downers Grove, IL 60515

Wilmette Theatre

1122 Central Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091

French Ciné-Clubs in Chicago

Alliance Française Chicago

Free for members / $10/15 for non-members

810 N Dearborn St Chicago, IL 60610, Entrance at: 54 W Chicago Ave

After Hours Film Society

at Tivoli Theatre

5021 Highland Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515

Discussion follows every film - reduced price for members

International and French film festivals in Chicago

French film festivals in Chicago

There are currently no French film festival in Chicago. If you know of any or if you are organizing one, please contact us at

International film festivals in Chicago with French movie selections

Chicago European Union Film Festival - March

Pack your bags for two weeks of exciting new films from select EU countries

JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival - March

The JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival screens films of all genres, for all generations. Festival films will inform, inspire and ignite emotion. They honor Jewish filmmakers, writers and actors—and those committed to repairing the world through brave, artistic expression.

Reeling Film Festival - September-October

The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival is the second longest-running film festival of its kind, and prides itself on showcasing the best LGBTQ+ films and videos each year.

Chicago International Film Festival  October

The Chicago International Film Festival was started in 1964 by filmmaker and graphic artist Michael Kutza to provide an alternative to the commercial Hollywood movies that dominated the city’s theaters.

The Chicago International Children's Film Festival - November

The Chicago International Children’s Film Festival (CICFF) is the first Academy®-qualifying children’s film festival in the world. Oscar®-qualifying film categories include Live-Action Short Film and Animated Short Film.