Join the Society and Get Involved

With a membership in the Silent Film Society of Chicago, you help support the continued programming and production of silent film screenings in the Chicago  area. Your membership includes: discounts for you and your guests to all of the Society’s public silent film screenings; subscription to Silent Movie Talk, the Society’s newsletter; invitations and discounts to the Society’s special presentations. And now you can pay for membership online via Paypal (see below).

Levels of Membership

  • Individual Regular – $35
  • Corporate Regular – $150
  • Full-time Student – $30
  • Senior (over age 62) – $30
  • Patron – $75
  • Guarantor – $150
  • Chairman’s Circle – $350
  • Benefactor – $750
  • Founder’s Forum – $1,500

You may also purchase memberships as gifts. Give the gift of the silent cinema to the movie lover in your life!

If you apply for a student or senior membership, please provide documentation of your status. Memberships are annual.

For additional questions about membership, please call the Silent Films Society of Chicago at (773) 205-7372 or send an email to

As an added benefit, you will have access to Members Only screenings of films. Announcements of Members Only events are sent out via e-mail.

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