Fundraiser: Undocumented Immigration Film Series

Fundraiser: Undocumented Immigration Film Series

We're raising money to help pay for a series of films about undocumented immigrants, and we have cool giveaways to thank you for your generous help.
Llévate Mis Amores (All of Me), Feb. 28

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.
Don't Tell Anyone (No le digas a nadie), Apr. 13

Don’t Tell Anyone (No le digas a nadie), Apr. 13

The third film in our undocumented immigrants film series is about a young undocumented woman who writes an advice column for other immigrant women.
Family Saturday: Animation by Local Legends

Family Saturday: Animation by Local Legends

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

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

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.