Sign 'O' the Times Is Canceled!

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Sign ‘O’ the Times Is Canceled!

We're sad to report that we had to cancel our screening of the Prince concert film Sign 'O' the Times, which was originally scheduled for Wednesday, May 17. The DuSable Museum will be processing refunds for anyone who bought tickets through their box office. We're very sorry for the inconvenience....
Films by Camille Billops and James Hatch, July 11

Upcoming Event

 

Films by Camille Billops and James Hatch, July 11

The Margaret Burroughs Centennial Film Series, presented by South Side Projections and the DuSable Museum of African American History, continues with two acclaimed films by filmmaking duo Camille Billops and James Hatch, introduced by film scholar Jacqueline Stewart.
IFAFF: "Black and Blue" with panel discussion, Apr. 24

IFAFF: “Black and Blue” with panel discussion, Apr. 24

A screening of a 1987 film about police brutality against people of color in Philadelphia, followed by a panel discussion featuring member of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression.
The Black G.I. (1970) with Devorah Heitner and Bennie Webb, Apr. 25

The Black G.I. (1970) with Devorah Heitner and Bennie Webb, Apr. 25

A screening of a 1970 episode of Black Journal devoted to the discrimination faced by Black American soldiers in Vietnam, followed by a conversation between author Devorah Heitner and Vietnam veteran Bennie Webb.
The Holy Outlaw with panel discussion, Apr. 30

The Holy Outlaw with panel discussion, Apr. 30

A 1970 public television documentary about Father David Berrigan, a member of the Catonsville Nine, who destroyed draft records in 1968 and waited to be arrested, followed by a panel discussion featuring author Rosalie Riegle along with Thom Clark and Bill Sell, who participated in similar actions.
Wild Women Don't Have the Blues, May 2

Wild Women Don’t Have the Blues, May 2

Tuesday, May 2, 7pm DuSable Museum of African American History 740 E. 56th Pl. Free admission Wild Women Don’t Have the Blues shows how the blues were born out of the economic and social transformation of African American life early in this century. It recaptures the lives and times of Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Ida...
I Be Done Been Was Is: An Interview with Director Debra Robinson

I Be Done Been Was Is: An Interview with Director Debra Robinson

Our events coordinator Zachary Baker-Salmon interviewed Debra Robinson, the director of I Be Done Been Was Is, in preparation for our screening of her film at the DuSable Museum of African American History on March 7, part of the Margaret Burroughs Centennial Film Series. Debra will be at the screening! So will comedian Kellye Howard!...