The Chicago Onscreen Local Film Showcase

The Chicago Onscreen Local Film Showcase

Coming to the parks August 29 - September 19.

We'll be bringing 2020's 19 Official Selections to a limited number of parks across the city this summer for outdoor and drive-in screenings, as well as featuring the whole lineup in a three-week virtual film festival, August 29-September 19. 

Virtual Film Festival

All of our 2020 Official Selections will be available as part of our Virtual Film Festival, August 29-September 19.

 

Screenings In Real Life

Join us in real life at a traditional outdoor film screening, Movies in the Parks style, or for a local film drive-in for something new. 

All screenings begin at 8:00 pm. 

Know Before You Go: Once you've checked out the schedule, get to know each of our 2020 Official Selections here. For more information about enjoying these screenings safely, read our Guidelines for Patrons

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 29

Churchill Field (1825 N. Damen Ave.)
The First Lions (Erin Babbin and Michael Sullivan) with The Good of Chicago: Humboldt Park (El C. Concepción) and Generation One (Sohib Boundaoui)

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

Location TBD
Local Film Drive-In, featuring Bittersweet (Dan Holmes), Go, Go Boy (Oriana Oppice) , My Mattachine (Martin Mulcahy), Noodles & Incense (Rey Tang), Rear View (Steve Kniss)

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

Portage Park (4100 N. Long Ave.)
Local Film Drive-In, featuring BREAK. (Lucas Guy Taylor) and MUSE (Max Zuckert)

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

Ping Tom Memorial Park (1700 S. Wentworth Ave.)
The Chicago River (The Chicago Jazz Philharmonic) with Last Slice (Cai Thomas and Ankur Singh), Touch and Go Chess Party (Paul Restivo) and Douglass (Cai Thomas)

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

JacksonPark (6401 S. Stony Island Ave.)
Bird of Paradise (Alexander Zorn), Kim’s Big Date (Claire McFadden), Periphery (Lonnie Edwards), Transparent Delusion (Haomin Peng), Viktory (Stephanie Jeter)

 

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