South Side Projections

Between 2011 and 2023, South Side Projections presented films at locations across Chicago’s south side to foster conversation about complex social and political issues. At many screenings, we enlisted scholars, activists, and filmmakers to lead discussions, while other screenings offered opportunities to present seldom-seen films of historical and artistic value to the communities of Chicago’s south side. In all cases we were a springboard to a deeper understanding of our communities and the broader world. We have ceased operation, but this site will remain as an archive of the conversations that occurred at our events.

The Black Theater: The Q&A

The Black Theater: The Making of a Movement

I Be Done Been Was Is: The Q&A

With Debra Robinson and Kellye Howard

Revolution on Film: Robert Paige Q&A

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The Mural Movement and the Black Arts Movement: The Q&A

With Arlene Turner Crawford, Eugene Eda Wade, and Rebecca Zorach

Liz White’s Othello: The Q&A

With Ron OJ Parson, James Vincent Meredith, and Honey Crawford

Miles of Smiles, Years of Struggle: The Q&A

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El Teatro Campesino: The Q&A

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Analog Dreamscape: The Q&A

with Daniel J. Sandin and Jon Cates

Rats, Roaches, and Resistance: The Q&A

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The Spook Who Sat by the Door: The Q&A

With Sandra Jackson-Opoku, David Lemieux, and Jamilah Lemieux

Revolution on Film: Amaris Selah Q&A

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Welcome to This House: The Q&A

with Barbara Hammer

Debra Robinson: The Interview

Interview in advance of her 2017 screening