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Sep 9 2022

Screening of FREAKS (1932)

September 9, 2022

9:00 PM - 10:30 PM


164 N. State Street, Chicago, IL, Chicago, IL



Still from Freaks (1932)

Screening of Freaks (1932) September 9 at 9pm at the Gene Siskel Film Center. This shocking and controversial cult favorite follows a traveling French circus troupe, including the beautiful trapeze artist Cleopatra, who plots to kill off her husband, the dwarf Hans. This screening will be paired with a screening of CODE OF THE FREAKS and movie trivia, Browning’s film has been hailed for being a compassionate, groundbreaking, and humanistic presentation of disability in cinema.

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The Gene Siskel Film Center

Date posted

Aug 23, 2022

Date updated

Aug 30, 2022