Past events
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...
Video Workshop at Family Saturday, Feb. 4

Video Workshop at Family Saturday, Feb. 4

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!
Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society's Dream Films

Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society’s Dream Films

A selection of 16mm films created by the Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society, which encouraged members to reenact their dreams on film and analyze them. Curated by artist, filmmaker, and author Zoe Beloff.
Rats, Roaches, and Resistance with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Rats, Roaches, and Resistance with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, author of From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation, leads a discussion of films about tenant organizing struggles.
I Be Done Been Was Is

I Be Done Been Was Is

Debra J. Robinson's 1984 documentary I Be Done Been Was Is profiles four hard-working and hilarious black women comedians—Alice Arthur, Rhonda Hansome, Jane Galvin-Lewis, and Marsha Warfield—following them on the road and backstage as they ply their craft in an industry that is dominated by men, particularly white men.