South Side Projections

Between 2011 and 2023, South Side Projections presented films at locations across Chicago’s south side to foster conversation about complex social and political issues. At many screenings, we enlisted scholars, activists, and filmmakers to lead discussions, while other screenings offered opportunities to present seldom-seen films of historical and artistic value to the communities of Chicago’s south side. In all cases we were a springboard to a deeper understanding of our communities and the broader world. We have ceased operation, but this site will remain as an archive of the conversations that occurred at our events.

Men of Bronze: The Q&A

December 6, 2018 | DuSable Museum

Chicago Hip-Hop Pioneers: The Q&A

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Interview with anarchist filmmaker Nick Macdonald

Interview in advance of his December 2016 screening.

The Chair: The Q&A

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Revolution on Film: Peter Kuttner and Travis Q&A

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The Spook Who Sat by the Door: The Q&A

With Sandra Jackson-Opoku, David Lemieux, and Jamilah Lemieux

Revolution on Film: Robert Paige Q&A

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The Mural Movement and the Black Arts Movement: The Q&A

With Arlene Turner Crawford, Eugene Eda Wade, and Rebecca Zorach

Liz White’s Othello: The Q&A

With Ron OJ Parson, James Vincent Meredith, and Honey Crawford

Kartemquin Members’ Work for Hire: The Q&A

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Japanese Surrealism: The Q&A

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AfriCOBRA: The Q&A

With Deva Newman, Gerald Williams, and D. Denenge Duyst-Akpem

I Be Done Been Was Is: The Q&A

With Debra Robinson and Kellye Howard

El Teatro Campesino: The Q&A

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