"Elvira" with immigration activist Elvira Arellano, May 19

“Elvira” with immigration activist Elvira Arellano, May 19

A film about Elvira Arellano, an undocumented immigrant who becomes an activist after she takes sanctuary in a Humboldt Park church after her arrest in an anti-terror sweep at O'Hare Airport.
Fundraiser: Undocumented Immigration Film Series

Fundraiser: Undocumented Immigration Film Series

We're raising money to help pay for a series of films about undocumented immigrants, and we have cool giveaways to thank you for your generous help.
Floating Museum: Salty Dog Blues, Aug. 12

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

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

A program of experimental animated films by Sky David.
Films by Camille Billops and James Hatch

Films by Camille Billops and James Hatch

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

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.