"Elvira" with immigration activist Elvira Arellano, May 19

“Elvira” with immigration activist Elvira Arellano, May 19

A film about Elvira Arellano, an undocumented immigrant who becomes an activist after she takes sanctuary in a Humboldt Park church after her arrest in an anti-terror sweep at O'Hare Airport.
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.
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.