Family Saturday: Animation by Local Legends

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Family Saturday: Animation by Local Legends

A selection of animated films by Chicago-area filmmakers Lillian Somersaulter-Moats and J. P. Somersaulter.
Barbara Hammer: Vital Signs, Feb. 16

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Barbara Hammer: Vital Signs, Feb. 16

This program, part of a two-night celebration of Barbara Hammer, is the first major retrospective screening of her work in Chicago in 20 years.
Chicago Premiere of Barbara Hammer's "Welcome to This House," Feb. 17

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Chicago Premiere of Barbara Hammer’s “Welcome to This House,” Feb. 17

The Chicago premiere of Barbara Hammer's latest film, a documentary about the homes and loves of poet Elizabeth Bishop, with Hammer Q&A via Skype.
Llévate Mis Amores (All of Me), Feb. 28

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Llévate Mis Amores (All of Me), Feb. 28

In the Mexican village of La Patrona, a multigenerational group of women, known as Las Patronas, prepare packages of food, clothing, and other necessities, which they toss to migrants riding freight trains north to the United States.
I Be Done Been Was Is: The Q&A

I Be Done Been Was Is: The Q&A

On March 7, 2017, as part of the Margaret Burroughs Centennial Film Series, South Side Projections and the DuSable Museum of African American History presented a screening of Debra Robinson’s 1984 film I Be Done Been Was Is. Here’s a transcript of the post-screening discussion with Debra and Kellye Howard, a Chicago-based comedian and actor....
"Finally Got the News": The Q&A

“Finally Got the News”: The Q&A

On October 9, 2016, as part of our Alternative Histories of Labor series, we showed the 1970 film Finally Got the News, about the League of Revolutionary Black Workers in Detroit. The screening was introduced by Annie Sullivan, a PhD candidate in the Screen Cultures program at Northwestern University. After the film, Mike Siviwe Elliott...
January Family Saturday: Visions of Peace

January Family Saturday: Visions of Peace

On January 6, join us for a family-friendly screening of films about making a better world.
"Were You There" series with Carol Munday Lawrence and Ytasha L. Womack, Dec. 2

“Were You There” series with Carol Munday Lawrence and Ytasha L. Womack, Dec. 2

Saturday, December 2, 7pm DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. Carol Munday Lawrence in conversation with Ytasha L. Womack Presented by South Side Projections, the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, the DuSable Museum of African American History, and...
Nguzo Saba (Seven Principles) films with Carol Munday Lawrence, Dec. 2

Nguzo Saba (Seven Principles) films with Carol Munday Lawrence, Dec. 2

Pioneering African American filmmaker Carol Munday Lawrence presents her Nguzo Saba series of animated films.