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April 2018

North by Northwest

April 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 7pm Alfred Hitchcock's glamorous, espionage thriller from 1959 starring the dashing Cary Grant in his prime and the beautifully seductive Eva Marie Saint. One of the most entertaining movies ever made and one of Hitchcock's most famous suspense/mystery stories of his entire career. This is a tale of mistaken identity, with an innocent man pursued across the United States by agents of a mysterious organization trying to prevent him from blocking their plan to smuggle out…

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June 2018

Psycho

June 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Alfred Hitchcock's psychological horror film from 1960, at 7pm A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother. Psycho is now considered one of Hitchcock's best films and praised as a major work of cinematic art by international film critics and scholars. Often ranked among the greatest films of all time, it set a new level of acceptability for…

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July 2018

Some Like it Hot

July 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Lake Geneva Film Club presents Some Like it Hot (1959), starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemon. GENEVA THEATER:  7pm Wednesday, 7/25 LGFC is a not-for-profit organization and all proceeds go directly to the building of the Never Say Never Playland. For details, visit www.lakegenevafilmclub.com

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August 2018

Pulp Fiction

August 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wednesday, August 22, 2018, 7 - 9 p.m. The Lake Geneva Film Club presents Pulp Fiction (1994) starring Samuel L. Jackson, Ving Rhames, Uma Thurman, John Travolta and Bruce Willis. Written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. Geneva Theater:  Screen 1, 7 p.m., 8/22 LGFC is a not-for-profit organization and all proceeds go directly to the building of the Never Say Never Playland, an inclusive playground being built in Lake Geneva accessible to people with disabilities and special needs. For details, visit…

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September 2018

The Sound of Music

September 23, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Lake Geneva Film Club presents Rogers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music (1965) starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, based on the true story of Maria and Captain Georg von Trapp. Directed by Robert Wise. Winner of five Academy Awards including the 1966 Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actress. Geneva Theater:  Screen 1, 11 a.m., 9/23 LGFC is a not-for-profit organization and all proceeds go directly to the building of the Never Say Never Playland, an…

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October 2018

Nosferatu

October 31, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Happy Halloween! Vampire Costume Contest October 31 @ 8:30 PM The Lake Geneva Film Club presents F.W. Murnau's silent film Nosferatu (1922) starring Max Schreck as the original vampire, Count Orlok. As a special treat, Chicago's foremost photoplay organist, Jay Warren, will be appearing live on his organ to accompany this classic silent thriller! http://silentfilmsjaywarren.com/index.html The movie will be followed by a Vampire Costume Contest on the historic stage of Geneva Theater. The contest is open to the public, all ages…

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November 2018

The Big Lebowski

November 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Dude is coming to Lake Geneva! In honor of its 20th anniversary, the Lake Geneva Film Club is proud to present the comedy-cult-classic The Big Lebowski on the BIG screen on November 28th! The Geneva Theater and the Friends of Hillmoor are teaming up with the LGFC to make this quite an event. They will have trivia and costume contest before the film and we will be giving away The Dude's sweater to some lucky Film Clubber.... Also after…

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December 2018

A Christmas Carol

December 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lake Geneva Film Club screens A Christmas Carol, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, 7 p.m. See the 1951 film starring Alastair Sim, widely considered to be the definitive movie version of Charles Dickens' classic novel. Sim plays Ebenezer Scrooge, a London miser who, despite his wealth, refuses to make charitable contributions and treats his sole employee, Bob Cratchit, as an indentured servant. On Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by three ghosts and taken on a tour of his life only to realize what a wretch he's…

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February 2019

2001: A Space Odyssey

February 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

POSTPONED UNTIL FEB 6, DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER

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The Godfather

February 24, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

In honor of the 91st Academy Awards, the Lake Geneva Film Club is proud to present Mario Puzo's 1973 Best Picture Winner The Godfather. Widely regarded as the greatest film of all time, this mob drama, based on Mario Puzo's novel of the same name, focuses on the powerful Italian-American crime family of Don Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando). When the don's youngest son, Michael (Al Pacino), reluctantly joins the Mafia, he becomes involved in the inevitable cycle of violence and…

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March 2019

Slap Shot

March 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Lake Geneva Film Club presents a Hockey Night party, showing the 1977 comedy cult classic Slap Shot. Paul Newman is a hockey coach who saves his team and drives spectators wild by encouraging players to act like outrageously violent goons. Enjoy Hockey Night raffles for a #17 Steve Hanson Chiefs jersey and Chicago Blackhawks vs. St. Louis Blues tickets, arena organ music, Best Hockey Fights video montage, and specials on Molson Canadian beer. Wear your favorite hockey jersey! About the Film: In the small New England town…

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August 2019

Sunset Boulevard

August 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lake Geneva Film Club presents Sunset Boulevard (1950) Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 7:00 p.m. Pre-Movie cocktails and festivities at Baker House, 327 Wrigley Dr., Lake Geneva, begin at 5:00 p.m. Lake Geneva Film Club is screening Billy Wilder's 1950 film-noir classic Sunset Boulevard. Failing screenplay writer Joe Gillis has become the gigolo of former silent movie star Norma Desmond, but when he falls in love with a young aspiring writer, jealously drives Desmond insane and her madness leads to tragedy.…

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September 2019

It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

September 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

One of the all time Comedy Classics! It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, about a group of strangers fighting tooth and nail over buried treasure, is the most grandly harebrained movie ever made, a pileup of slapstick and borscht-belt-y one-liners performed by a nonpareil cast, including Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney, Buddy Hackett, Spencer Tracy, Jonathan Winters, and a boatload of other playing-to-the-rafters comedy legends. For sheer scale of silliness, Kramer’s wildly uncharacteristic film is unlike…

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October 2019

The Phantom of the Opera

October 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The 1925 silent film classic will be accompanied by live organ music. Silent Film Society of Chicago's very own Jay Warren returns on "Devils Night" to play on of his favorite scores, the bone-chilling Phantom of the Opera. Warren was met with rave reviews last year at Geneva Theater when he accompanied Lake Geneva Film Club's showing of Nosferatu. The Phantom of the Opera is an American silent film classic starring Lon Chaney in the title role of the deformed…

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December 2019

White Christmas

December 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lake Geneva Film Club presents White Christmas Wednesday, Dec. 18, 7 p.m. Irving Berlin's 1954 classic film White Christmas is holiday musical tradition served with a side of military salute. In full comedic mode, Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye are a successful song-and-dance duo who become romantically involved with a sister act played by Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen. The four team up to save the failing Vermont inn of a retired WWII general. Advance tickets to White Christmas are available…

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February 2020

The Godfather: Part II

February 26, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

In honor of the 92nd Academy Awards this month, and to kick off its 2020 season, Lake Geneva Film Club is screening the winner of the Best Picture in 1975 on the big screen with all the respect a film like The Godfather: Part II deserves. Number two in the Godfather trilogy, starring Al Pacino and Robert De Niro, produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola, it is considered the best sequel ever made. The film is both sequel and…

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July 2021

JAWS

July 23, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

WE ARE BACK! 100% of your $10 entry fee/donation will still benefit the Never Say Never Playland Project

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