A weekend of shorts and feature films about blues music and musicians, sponsored by Blacklight and held at Chicago Filmmakers: Friday, May 30: Chicago Blues, a documentary directed by Harley Cokliss, and Facts of Life, Carol Mundy Lawrence’s film on Willie Dixon (7:00); and the 1976 feature Leadbelly, directed by Gordon Parks, starring Roger E. Mosely as the legendary 12-string virtuosoAlberta Hunter: Blues at the Cookery, Big City Blues, and the 1929 St. Louis Blues, featuring Bessie Smith (7:00); and Terry Zwigoff’s feature-length documentary on country blues violinist Howard Armstrong, Louie BluieA Well Spent Life by Les Blank, Bones by Carol Mundy Lawrence, Cigarette Blues, and Gravel Springs Fife and Drum Corps (5:00); and Les Blank’s celebrated The Blues According to Lightnin’ Hopkins, accompanied by the shorts Born for Hard Luck and Give My Poor Heart Ease (7:00).