Art Worlds of the South Side, Sep. 15

Art Worlds of the South Side, Sep. 15

The first screening in our series The Black Arts Movement in Film tours important African American cultural sites on the south side, highlighting the work of Dr. Margaret Burroughs.
Fighting on Both Fronts: The Story of the 370th, Aug. 2

Fighting on Both Fronts: The Story of the 370th, Aug. 2

A free screening and discussion of WTTW's recent documentary Fighting on Both Fronts in conjunction with the DuSable Museum's exhibit about Illinois's Fighting Eighth regiment in World War I.
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.
January Family Saturday: Visions of Peace

January Family Saturday: Visions of Peace

On January 6, join us for a family-friendly screening of films about making a better world.