The Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., has an extensive list of screenings and events planned for November and December. Among them are the following:
Fleabag ( various dates in November ): This hilarious, award-winning one-woman showfeaturing recent Emmy Award-winner Phoebe Waller-Bridgethat inspired the hit TV series looks at an oversexed, emotionally unfiltered and self-obsessed woman living her life. www.siskelfilmcenter.org/nt-live-fleabag .
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice ( through Nov. 7 ): This documentary follows the career of the legendary singer. ( It's presented as part of Panorama Latinx. ) www.siskelfilmcenter.org/linda-ronstadt-the-sound-of-my-voice .
Moulin Rouge ( Nov. 8, 10, 13 ): Not to be confused with the Baz Luhrmann musical, John Huston tackles the life and loves of artist Henri Toulose-Lautrec in this Technicolor biopic. www.siskelfilmcenter.org/moulin-rouge .
A Night With Janis Joplin ( Nov. 9, 11 ): This is the Tony Award® nominated Broadway musical sensation celebrating Janis Joplin and her biggest musical influences. https://www.siskelfilmcenter.org/a-night-with-janis-joplin
Orlando ( Nov. 15, 21 ): This film stars Tilda Swinton as the nobleman Orlando unexpectedly wakes up a woman one day and must contend with the attentions of male suitors, gendered inheritance laws, and motherhood. The movie's part of a a monthly series dedicated to provocative and outre films that have galvanized audiences and critics. https://www.siskelfilmcenter.org/orlando
Creative Cypher and the Gene Siskel Film Center's Black Harvest Film Festival present New Breed Film Showcase: A Creative Cypher Collaboration ( Nov. 20 ) featuring six films highlighting emerging creators and providing an environment of pure creative energy: Monita, The Orchestra, 'Til Death, 35 Years Til Now, Brothers From The Suburbs: Episode 2 and Brothers From The Suburbs: Episode 3. https://www.siskelfilmcenter.org/new-breed-film-showcase-a-creative-cypher-collaboration
Downton Abbey ( Nov. 29-Dec. 5 ): The hit TV series comes to the big screen, with Downton Abbey playing host to King George V and Queen Mary. www.siskelfilmcenter.org/downton-abbey