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'Bringing Up Baby' Leads Summer Series Of Classic And Rare Movies At NEIU

By Patty Wetli | May 31, 2016 8:56am | Updated on June 2, 2016 8:33am
 The Northwest Chicago Film Society kicks off its summer slate of movies Tuesday at NEIU.
The Northwest Chicago Film Society kicks off its summer slate of movies Tuesday at NEIU.
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Northwest Chicago Film Society

NORTH PARK — Movies don't get more classic than "Bringing Up Baby," starring Cary Grant and Katherine Hepburn at their screwball comedy best.

The flick screens at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, kicking off the Northwest Chicago Film Society's summer slate of movies at Northeastern Illinois University.

The film society presents classic and rare movies in 35mm prints. Cost is $5 or $2 with NEIU ID.

The complete schedule, all show times 7:30 p.m., NEIU Auditorium, Building E, 3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.:

• May 31, "Bringing Up Baby," directed by Howard Hawks.

• June 14, "Killer of Sheep," an influential independent film that portrays a slice of life of a family in Watts.

• June 21, "Love in the Afternoon," starring Audrey Hepburn, directed by Billy Wilder.

• June 28, "The Student Nurses," sly feminist comedy.

• July 6, "Brute Force," "prison noir" movie starring Burt Lancaster and Hume Cronyn.

• July 13, "Ferry Cross the Mersey," rare screening of the "poor man's 'Hard Day's Night,'" starring Gerry and the Pacemakers.

• July 20, "The Bedroom Window," from director William C. de Mille (brother of Cecil).

• July 27, "The Road Back," this sequel to "All Quiet on the Western Front" was suppressed and censored for decades.

• Aug. 3, "Chinese Roulette," from director R.W. Fassbinder, in German with English subtitles.

• Aug. 17, "Breathless," starring Richard Gere.

• Aug. 24, "The Missouri Breaks," starring Jack Nicholson and Marlon Brando, directed by Arthur Penn.

• Aug. 31, "Zaza," directed by George Cukor.

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