• Alison Green
  • Grant Park looks a lot different this time around.

As the clock passes seven and the votes pour in, I’m in the front row of a screening room in the basement of a DePaul University building, watching a movie about the Brazilian rain forest.

Great flick, by the way. It’s called Xingu. Directed by Cao Hamburger. I urge you to run, run, run to see it.

I’m here because I thought it would be a fun idea to follow Alderman Robert Fioretti on election night—and Fioretti’s here ’cause he made the opening remarks for the Brazilian film festival.

But . . .