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CU Film Society LogoFull of passionate filmmakers and film-lovers, the Champaign-Urbana Film Society aims to encourage the progress of film culture and the enrichment of the cinema experience in Champaign-Urbana by celebrating the moving image in all its forms. Through intelligent programming and exemplary service, we hope to create a singular experience for audiences of all kinds. A place to celebrate cinema, discuss great films, meet fellow cinephiles, network with local filmmakers, actors and crew, and learn from industry professionals.

Cineaste, movie-lover, amateur or professional, whatever you call yourself, if you believe in the transformative power of cinema, the C-U Film Society is your organization.

To read about how the film society was started, click here: “The Origin of the CU Film Society”

To read about what a film society is and what we plan to do with it, click here: “What is a “Film Society”?


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  • Individual membership is currently placed at $15 for all individuals.
  • Families can purchase an inclusive membership (up to 2 adults and 3 minors) for $30.
  • Businesses can take advantage of our special corporate package which includes 10 floating memberships for only $100. (If more memberships are needed, please feel free to contact us)
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