2019 Summer Screenings Program

Updated: Aug 20, 2021

With its long, languid days and sweltering, starry nights, summertime inspires a sense of freedom and adventure. From the blossom of young romance and swimsuit sunbathing to the promise of mermaids and the search for alien life, this collection of films represents these feelings that summer evokes. Cinema/Chicago, together with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and our consular and cultural partners, presents SUMMER SCREENINGS, a free weekly film series that embraces the senses of summer and adventure from around the world.

Korean Movie "Passing Summer" will be played on June 19, 6:30PM


Passing Summer

DIRECTOR  Sung-kyu Cho COUNTRY  South Korea   YEAR  2018


Joeng-bong and Seong-hye run a guesthouse on Jeju Island. With vacation season nearly over, some last-minute guests show up to enjoy the final days of summer. Things get complicated when it becomes clear that each visitor is somehow connected to the owners’ murky pasts. Beachside romance begins to blossom as these quirky characters find themselves entangled in passions both present and past. Korean with subtitles.

All screenings take place on Wednesdays at 6:30pm from May 29 – October 2, 2019 and are free and open to the public.

Films are unrated. Viewer discretion is advised.


Claudia Cassidy Theater at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60602

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