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Gene Siskel Film Center to host virtual movie trivia
2020-05-12

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CHICAGO—As the Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago continues to offer streamed programming through its Film Center from Your Sofa streaming series and virtual Q&As through Screen to Screen, it will host its first-ever virtual Movie Trivia on Thursday, May 14 at 7:30 pm CDT facilitated by Chicago Reader and Cine-File critics Ben and Kat Sachs. There will be a wide range of questions announced by Ben and Kat via Zoom and also sent via Google Form to participants. Questions will cover the movie industry's vast history, emphasizing the programming offered by the Film Center. To register, visit bit.ly/gsfctrivia. The first 40 people who RSVP will be sent the Zoom code on the night of the event. Prizes will be awarded to the top three players. Admission to Movie Trivia is free.

About the Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Since 1972, the Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago has presented cutting edge cinema to an annual audience that has grown to over 100,000. The Film Center's programming includes annual film festivals that celebrate diverse voices and international cultures, premieres of trailblazing work by today's independent filmmakers, restorations and revivals of essential films from cinema history, and insightful provocative discussions with filmmakers and media artists. Altogether, the Film Center hosts over 1,700 screenings and 200 filmmaker appearances every year. The Film Center was renamed the Gene Siskel Film Center in 2000 after the late, nationally celebrated film critic, Gene Siskel. Visit www.siskelfilmcenter.org to learn more and find out what's playing today.

About the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

For 150 years, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago ( SAIC ) has been a leader in educating the world's most influential artists, designers, and scholars. Located in downtown Chicago with a fine arts graduate program ranked number two by U.S. News and World Report, SAIC provides an interdisciplinary approach to art and design as well as world-class resources, including the Art Institute of Chicago museum, on-campus galleries, and state-of-the-art facilities. SAIC's undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate students have the freedom to take risks and create the bold ideas that transform Chicago and the world—as seen through notable alumni and faculty such as Michelle Grabner, David Sedaris, Elizabeth Murray, Richard Hunt, Georgia O'Keeffe, Cynthia Rowley, Nick Cave, and LeRoy Neiman. Learn more at saic.edu .


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