Marc Eliot's Art of Film


NOTE: Films will be rescheduled due to State of Illinois COVID-19 restrictions & guidelines. Watch for Marc Eliot's virtual sessions and updates!

Featuring films chosen by Peoria Riverfront Museum Resident Film Curator Marc Eliot, The New York Times best-selling author and renowned film auteur, every Friday evening!

Film lovers! Join us for our new weekly film series in the Giant Screen Theater, "Marc Eliot’s Art of Film," with The New York Times Best-Selling Author Marc Eliot! Peoria Riverfront Museum is pleased to announce the residency of film auteur Marc Eliot, who is the author of more than a dozen books on pop culture and biographies on Hollywood icons. 

Marc has personally selected each of the films in the "Art of Film" series and provides virtual commentary on each film before and after the film's screening at the museum. In addition, Marc will provide a video invitation for you to join him each week for an in-depth look at classic film.

The series begins with the classic WWII film, "Bridge on the River Kwai," and continues Friday nights at the museum's Giant Screen Theater:


Nov 20 | The Bridge on the River Kwai - postponed

Dec 4 | Camille Claudel - postponed

Dec 11 | On the Waterfront - may be rescheduled

Dec 18 | The Blue Angel - may be rescheduled

Jan 8 | Play Misty for Me - may be rescheduled

Jan 15 | In the French Style - may be rescheduled