"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.
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.
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.