2018 Millennium Park Summer Film Series Lineup Announced

Chicago released its movie lineup Wednesday for this years' annual Millennium Park Summer Film Series.

The series, which will kick off with the musical classic Hairspray displayed on a 40-foot LED screen, will run on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. from June 5 to August 21 at the Pritzker Pavilion.


Visitors and locals will be able to enjoy family blockbusters as well as award-winning films for free, under a floating canopy of steel with Pavilion’s concert-hall quality sound system, according to the city's official site.

A total of 14 local film festivals are to program a movie each.

Here's a look at the full lineup:

June 5: Hairspray

Programed by Chicago Underground Film Festival

June 12: Mad Max: Fury Road

Programed by Chicago Critics Film Festival

June 19: Kinky Boots

Programed by Reeling LGBTQ International Film Festival

June 26: Groundhog Day

Programed by Chicago Comedy Film Festival and Second City

July 3: High Fidelity

Programed by Midwest Independent Film Festival

Monday, July 9 at 11 a.m.: Iron Giant

Programed by Chicago International Children’s Film Festival

July 10: Man on Wire

Programed by DOC10 Film Festival

July 17: International Media Mixer

Programed by Chicago Film Archive

July 24: Get Out

Programed by Gene Siskel Film Center’s Black Harvest Film Festival

July 31: WALL-E and Crash

Programed by One Earth Film Festival and Peace on Earth Film Festival respectively

August 7: School of Rock

Programed by Chicago International Movies and Music Festival

August 14: Coco

Programed by Chicago Latino Film Festival 

August 21: Slumdog Millionaire

Programed by Chicago International Film Festival

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