Family Saturday: Animation by Local Legends

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Family Saturday: Animation by Local Legends

A selection of animated films by Chicago-area filmmakers Lillian Somersaulter-Moats and J. P. Somersaulter.
Barbara Hammer: Vital Signs, Feb. 16

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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

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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.
Llévate Mis Amores (All of Me), Feb. 28

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Llévate Mis Amores (All of Me), Feb. 28

In the Mexican village of La Patrona, a multigenerational group of women, known as Las Patronas, prepare packages of food, clothing, and other necessities, which they toss to migrants riding freight trains north to the United States.
Parallax Views: Paranoia on Film

Parallax Views: Paranoia on Film

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).
Portraits of Nikki Giovanni, Sep. 5

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.
Sign 'O' the Times Is Canceled!

Sign ‘O’ the Times Is Canceled!

We're sad to report that we had to cancel our screening of the Prince concert film Sign 'O' the Times, which was originally scheduled for Wednesday, May 17. The DuSable Museum will be processing refunds for anyone who bought tickets through their box office. We're very sorry for the inconvenience.
IFAFF: "Black and Blue" with panel discussion

IFAFF: “Black and Blue” with panel discussion

A screening of a 1987 film about police brutality against people of color in Philadelphia, followed by a panel discussion featuring member of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression.
The Black G.I. (1970) with Devorah Heitner and Bennie Webb

The Black G.I. (1970) with Devorah Heitner and Bennie Webb

A screening of a 1970 episode of Black Journal devoted to the discrimination faced by Black American soldiers in Vietnam, followed by a conversation between author Devorah Heitner and Vietnam veteran Bennie Webb.