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.
Parallax Views: Paranoia on Film, July 20

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Parallax Views: Paranoia on Film, July 20

Parallax Views presents several experimental short films interfacing with an aesthetics of paranoia. Featuring films by Stan VanDerBeek, Deborah Stratman, Leighton Pierce, Stephanie Barber, John Smith, and Ernest J. Ramon (in person).
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.
"Big Fun in the Big Town" + Chicago Hip-Hop Pioneers, Dec. 1

“Big Fun in the Big Town” + Chicago Hip-Hop Pioneers, Dec. 1

In 1986, a Dutch TV crew documented the New York hip-scene, capturing LL Cool J, Grandmaster Flash, Biz Markie, and others. Followed by a panel discussion about Chicago's hip-hop scene featuring Ang13, Risky Bizness, and Amina Norman-Hawkins.
Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun, January 3

Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun, January 3

SSP and the DuSable Museum team up to present the definitive film about African American writer Zora Neale Hurston as part of their yearlong partnership to show films by and about African American women.