As the 25th Chicago Underground Film Festival approaches, here are ten stand-out features from festivals past.
Over at the Graham Foundation, a retrospective of the work of Iraqi architect Rifat Chadirji is an unlikely and unintentional companion piece to the Art Institute’s “Moholy-Nagy: Future Present.”
Usama Alshaibi, director of the in-progress documentary “American Arab,” claims he was beaten March 6 in Fairfield, Iowa in an anti-Arab attack.
Usama Alshaibi screens clips from his in-progress documentary “American Arab” and joins a panel discussion for Arab American Heritage Month, tonight at Columbia College.
With a little help from Kartemquin Films, Usama Alshaibi documents the Arab-American experience.
Usama Alshaibi celebrates the DVD release of his personal Iraq documentary “Nice Bombs” with two free screenings Friday 10/16 at the Portage Theater.
The Hurt Locker: the first post-Iraq Iraq war movie
Mesmerizing Uday: A local hypnotist fondly remembers his time in the service of Saddam’s son.