Sign 'O' the Times Is Canceled!

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Sign ‘O’ the Times Is Canceled!

We're sad to report that we had to cancel our screening of the Prince concert film Sign 'O' the Times, which was originally scheduled for Wednesday, May 17. The DuSable Museum will be processing refunds for anyone who bought tickets through their box office. We're very sorry for the inconvenience....
Films by Camille Billops and James Hatch, July 11

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Films by Camille Billops and James Hatch, July 11

The Margaret Burroughs Centennial Film Series, presented by South Side Projections and the DuSable Museum of African American History, continues with two acclaimed films by filmmaking duo Camille Billops and James Hatch, introduced by film scholar Jacqueline Stewart.
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, Feb. 22

Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society’s Dream Films, Feb. 22

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: Housing Activism Films with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Apr. 1

Rats, Roaches, and Resistance: Housing Activism Films with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Apr. 1

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, March 7

I Be Done Been Was Is, March 7

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.
An Interview with Nick Macdonald

An Interview with Nick Macdonald

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.