Reeling 39 LGBTQ+ International Film Festival opens tonight

Today is the Opening Day of Reeling 39! Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival.

The festival kicks off September 23 at 7 PM with Peeter Rebane’s FIREBIRD at the Music Box Theatre.

There will be a Q&A after the screening with the director Peeter Rebane. FIREBIRD is streaming virtually starting Monday, September 27th and running until Sunday, October 3rd.


All Landmark Screenings – $13 ($10 members)


Opening Night Film – Film Only: $18 ($15 for members / Limited number of comp tickets with membership) | Film & Pre-Party: $40

Reeling is welcoming audiences to enjoy Reeling 39 screening in theaters again, in addition to hosting screenings online. 

To protect the health and safety of the audiences, volunteers, staff, families and the community, they have updated their Covid-19 policy to require proof of full vaccination or a negative Covid-19 PCR test result to attend all screenings and events at the Music Box or Landmark Theaters. Full vaccination means two weeks after the second dose of Pfizer or Moderna or single dose of Johnson & Johnson. Regardless of vaccination status, masks will be required to enter festival theaters and must remain on except when actively eating or drinking in your seat.

You will need one of the following items to for admittance to Reeling 39 in-theater screenings:

  • Physical vaccination card 
  • Photo of vaccination card
  • Digital vaccination card
  • Negative COVID-19 PCR test result (within 48 hours of screening)
  • A Photo ID may be requested

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Reeling 39 Festival Schedule:

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