Film screenings happen every Wednesday at 8pm

Outdoor Film screenings are at dusk (sundown) out on the Comfort Station lawn.

Music performances happen every Thursday at 7pm

Art openings happen the first Saturday of every month, and are displayed for the entirety of the month

All other events happen intermittently


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Silent Films and Loud Music: West Of Zanzibar (1928)

  • Comfort Station 2579 North Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL, 60647 United States (map)

Silent Films and Loud Music outdoor series returns with a screening of West Of Zanzibar (1928)
with a live musical score by local band
Side Hug

West Of Zanzibar (1928)

Plot: A magician seeks vengeance upon the man who paralyzed him and the illegitimate daughter he sired with the magician's wife.

Directed by Tod Browning
Starring Lon Chaney
Lionel Barrymore
Mary Nolan
Warner Baxter

Running time: 65 minutes
Silent with English Inter-titles.
Media: Digital Projection

About Side Hug: Born out of an ice cream store on the northside of Chicago, Side Hug is the product of a six pack of Modelo's and a January that had too much time in it.
Vocals and rhythm guitar: Lyd Landor
Lead guitar: Allan Cardenas
Drums: Christian Ovalle
Bass: Yuda Goldbloom

Silent Films and Loud Music pairs eclectic and unusual local bands with classic silent films.

Movie will start at Sundown.
We ask that you only bring blankets to the outdoor screening to allow everyone a clear view of the screen. Thank you!

Programmed by Raul Benitez and Nando Espinosa Herrera.