In a post-apocalyptic desert wasteland where people must fight for scarce resources, a woman (Charlize Theron) rebels against the tyrannical ruler in a search for her homeland with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshipper and a drifter named Max (Tom Hardy).
Programmed in collaboration with the The Chicago Critics Film Festival.
(2015, rated R for intense sequences of violence throughout, and for disturbing images, 120 minutes)
MILLENNIUM PARK SUMMER FILM SERIES is brought to you by the Millennium Park Foundation (co-curated with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events) happening Tuesdays, June 5 through August 21, at 6:30pm. New this year, each screening in the se...ries will be programmed in collaboration with a local independent film festival providing a season-long sampling of the themes, ethnicities and genres seen in the more than 50 film festivals presented annually in Chicago.
Films will be screened with English subtitles or captioning unless otherwise noted.
Additionally, each film presentation will begin with a screening of a “ChicagoMade Short” – a locally-produced short film. A program of the Independent Filmmaker Initiative, the ChicagoMade Shorts Series is a celebration of the robust local independent film community and a showcase of entertaining work produced by talented Chicago-based artists.
Guests may take a seat at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion or lounge on the Great Lawn as crowd-pleasing movies are presented on a state-of-the-art, 40-foot LED screen. Admission is free. Complete schedule: millenniumpark.org