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!...
Kids aged 8 years and above will learn how to operate video and sound recording equipment and then will collaboratively film part of a live performance. Free enrollment!
In 2014, while researching the 1971 Attica prison uprising in preparation for a screening of Cinda Firestone's documentary Attica
, I came across a filmmaker named Nick Macdonald, who in 1975 had made a short film called Still Attica Remains
. I couldn't find much info on him, so my interest grew.
Our popular program of animated films about Kwanzaa returns to the Logan Center's Family Saturday for December.
South Side Projections, the Logan Center for the Arts, and the Chicago Underground Film Festival present the Chicago premiere of 1970s anarchist films by Nick Macdonald, with a post-screening conversation between Macdonald and Jonathan Rosenbaum.