The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

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The year-round not-for-profit Film Center, named for the late Chicago film critic, is the cinematheque attached to The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Every year, the Siskel features more than 100 filmmaker appearances and more than 1,500 screenings of first-run international and independent films, as well as classic cinema and retrospectives. Located in the Loop across State Street from the Chicago Theater, the Gene Siskel Film Center is open to the public seven days a week.

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Centennial Activities

Sunday, December 13, 2009 3:00pm
Monday, December 14, 2009 6:00pm

Make No Little Plans: Daniel Burnham and the American City

Gene Siskel Film Center

Director Judith McBrien appears in person for the Chicago theatrical premiere of her feature-length documentary. McBrien will introduce the movie and participate in an audience discussion afterward. The film—narrated by Joan Allen—explores the fascinating life and complex legacy of Daniel Hudson Burnham and how his vision to organize the chaos of 19th century America shaped the nation's towns and cities for generations. [MORE]

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