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Architecture & Design Film Festival

About the program


This is a paid ticketed event.

Chicago Architecture Center

111 East Wacker Drive

Sunday-Tuesday: 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wednesday-Saturday: 10:00 AM-7:00 PM

Ticketed Admission.

Jan 31 – Feb 4, the Chicago Architecture Center will transform our galleries into a temporary cineplex for the Architecture & Design Film Festival. The line-up includes 20 stories of creative vision, design innovation, and human relationships embodied in architecture across the globe.

Tickets are $20/film or $15 for CAC Members and includes a single film showing plus access to view all ADFF Short Films before or after your movie time. All showings will be at the Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E Wacker Drive. Please arrive 20-30 minutes ahead of your scheduled showtime.


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Chicago Architecture Center


111 East Wacker Drive


The Loop


The Chicago Architecture Center is the leading organization devoted to celebrating and promoting Chicago as a center of architectural innovation. As Chicago’s forum for the exchange of ideas on urban design, the CAC inspires people to participate in the building of vibrant communities and to demand the highest standard in urban design. The CAC awakens young people to achieve their potential through the discovery of architecture, engineering and design.

Chicago Architecture Center Exterior. Photo: James Steinkamp
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