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.
The Holy Outlaw with panel discussion

The Holy Outlaw with panel discussion

A 1970 public television documentary about Father David Berrigan, a member of the Catonsville Nine, who destroyed draft records in 1968 and waited to be arrested, followed by a panel discussion featuring author Rosalie Riegle along with Thom Clark and Bill Sell, who participated in similar actions.
Wild Women Don't Have the Blues, May 2

Wild Women Don’t Have the Blues, May 2

Tuesday, May 2, 7pm DuSable Museum of African American History 740 E. 56th Pl. Free admission Wild Women Don’t Have the Blues shows how the blues were born out of the economic and social transformation of African American life early in this century. It recaptures the lives and times of Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Ida...
I Be Done Been Was Is: An Interview with Director Debra Robinson

I Be Done Been Was Is: An Interview with Director Debra Robinson

Our events coordinator Zachary Baker-Salmon interviewed Debra Robinson, the director of I Be Done Been Was Is, in preparation for our screening of her film at the DuSable Museum of African American History on March 7, part of the Margaret Burroughs Centennial Film Series. Debra will be at the screening! So will comedian Kellye Howard!...
Video Workshop at Family Saturday, Feb. 4

Video Workshop at Family Saturday, Feb. 4

Kids aged 8 years and above will learn how to operate video and sound recording equipment and then will collaboratively film part of a live performance. Free enrollment!
Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society's Dream Films

Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society’s Dream Films

A selection of 16mm films created by the Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society, which encouraged members to reenact their dreams on film and analyze them. Curated by artist, filmmaker, and author Zoe Beloff.