Floating Museum: Salty Dog Blues, Aug. 12

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Floating Museum: Salty Dog Blues, Aug. 12

An award-winning film about Black and Puerto Rican members of the US Merchant Marine, presented on a barge anchored in the Chicago River.
Lightworks: Sky David's Experimental Animation, Aug. 18

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Lightworks: Sky David’s Experimental Animation, Aug. 18

A program of experimental animated films by Sky David.
Portraits of Nikki Giovanni, Sep. 5

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Portraits of Nikki Giovanni, Sep. 5

The Margaret Burroughs Centennial Film Series, presented by South Side Projections and the DuSable Museum of African American History, continues with a tribute to one of America’s most important poets, Nikki Giovanni.
Rats, Roaches, and Resistance with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Rats, Roaches, and Resistance with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

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

I Be Done Been Was Is

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

Nothing Is Too Small for a Revolution: Anarchist Films by Nick Macdonald

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.