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.
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.