The Holy Outlaw with panel discussion, Apr. 30

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The Holy Outlaw with panel discussion, Apr. 30

A 1970 public television documentary about Father David Berrigan, a member of the Catonsville Nine, who destroyed draft records in 1968 and waited to be arrested, followed by a panel discussion featuring author Rosalie Riegle along with Thom Clark and Bill Sell, who participated in similar actions.
Wild Women Don't Have the Blues, May 2

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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...
Sign 'O' the Times with Armond White, May 17

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Sign ‘O’ the Times with Armond White, May 17

Film critic Armond White introduces and discusses a screening of Prince's elusive concert film.
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.
Carol Munday Lawrence's Animated Kwanzaa Films, Dec. 3

Carol Munday Lawrence’s Animated Kwanzaa Films, Dec. 3

Our popular program of animated films about Kwanzaa returns to the Logan Center's Family Saturday for December.
Nothing Is Too Small for a Revolution: Anarchist Films by Nick Macdonald, Dec. 2

Nothing Is Too Small for a Revolution: Anarchist Films by Nick Macdonald, Dec. 2

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.