Evanston Century 12

Evanston Century 12
Evanston

The Cinemark Theater in Evanston may look like your average multiplex, but due to its proximity to Northwestern University, it attracts an impressive lineup of art films and limited releases. Whether you want to see the latest blockbuster or see something a bit more highbrow, Century 12 is your gateway to the world of cinema in Evanston.

Venue name: Evanston Century 12
Contact:
Address: 1715 Maple Ave
Evanston

Transport: El stop: Purple to Davis. Train: Union Pacific N to Davis.
Price: $10; after 6pm Fri and after 2pm Sat, Sun $10.50; seniors and kids $7; Tuesdays all showings are $5.75
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