Family Saturday: Going Global (Dance), June 2

Family Saturday: Going Global (Dance), June 2

A nonstop dance party takes over the Logan Center's screen for June's Family Saturday.
Stories We Tell: Cuban Short Animations and Fictions, 1961-2017 - May 30

Stories We Tell: Cuban Short Animations and Fictions, 1961-2017 – May 30

A selection of animated and fiction short films produced at three major Cuban cultural institutions, followed by a Q&A with Alexandra Halkin, the director of the Americas Media Initiative.
The Other Side of Immigration, Mar. 14

The Other Side of Immigration, Mar. 14

The second in our series of films about undocumented immigrants asks what happens to the families and communities of immigrants who come to the U.S., providing a perspective that Americans rarely consider.
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...