Millennium Park Summer Film Series
Tuesdays, July 12–August 30, 2022
Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion
Free Admission • Tuesdays at 6:30pm
This summer, DCASE is pleased to present the Millennium Park Summer Film Series on Tuesdays from July 12 through August 30. Films start at 6:30pm.
Guests may take a seat at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion or lounge on the Great Lawn as crowd-pleasing movies are presented on the state-of- the-art, 40-foot LED screen.
In celebration of the citywide “2022 Year of Chicago Dance” this summer’s lineup showcases select films inspired by dance. Learn more at YearofChicagoDance.com.
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
2021, PG-13, 2 hr 23 mins
A film version of the Broadway musical in which Usnavi, a sympathetic New York bodega owner, saves every penny every day as he imagines and sings about a better life.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
2001, PG, 2 hrs 32 mins
An orphaned boy enrolls in a school of wizardry, where he learns the truth about himself, his family and the terrible evil that haunts the magical world.
Tuesday, August 2, 2022
1987, PG- 13, 1 hr 37 mins
Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle.
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
2019, PG-13, 2 hr 10 mins
When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's disfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death.
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
2021, PG-13, 2 hr 12 mins
Shang-Chi, the master of weaponry-based Kung Fu, is forced to confront his past after being drawn into the Ten Rings organization.
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
2001, PG-13, 1 hr 52 mins
Sara (Julia Stiles) is moved from a small Midwestern town to the south side of Chicago when her mother dies in a car accident, and must live with her father. She soon falls for an African American teenager (Sean Patrick Thomas) at her new high school and he has less than an idyllic past. They share a love for dance (ballet and hip hop respectively) and together they tackle the problems that go with an interracial relationship.
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