The Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave., hosts the Chicago French Film Festival July 31-Aug. 5. Tonight's screenings include Belle et Sébastien at 5:15pm, Tenderness at 7:45pm, and Paulette at 9:45pm. Tickets are $12 per film, or get a festival pass to five films for $45. (Alliance Français members get $2 off individual tickets.)
The Downtown Sound free concert series at 6:30pm in the Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E. Randolph St. in Millennium Park, this week features Maps & Atlases and Wooden Shjips. Seating begins at 5:30pm. Free.
It's week four of the Impress These Apes talent competition at ComedySportz, 929 W. Belmont Ave., at 8pm. Eight contestants compete in various talent challenges each week, attempting to earn points with the judge panel of "hyperintelligent apes from the future." Tickets are $12 online or at the door. 21+