New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
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Hercules and Quinn’s A Good Man: Bill T. Jones, on PBS tonight
A Good Man: Bill T. Jones, a documentary on the artistic process from Chicago directors Gordon Quinn and Bob Hercules, airs tonight on PBS.
Living for 32
Kevin Breslin’s short documentary “Living for 32,” about Colin Goddard, antigun activist and Virginia Tech shooting survivor, screens Friday 2/25 in the Peace on Earth Film Festival, which runs through Sunday 2/27 at the Chicago Cultural Center.
This Week’s Movie Action
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
Takes One to Know One
Robert McClory’s Radical Disciple looks at Father Pfleger as not just an activist but a priest.
A Good Man
Bob Hercules and Gordon Quinn screen an excerpt from their forthcoming Bill T. Jones dance documentary “A Good Man,” in a retrospective of films by Hercules and his Media Process Group tonight at the Gene Siskel Film Center.
Understanding Father Pfleger
Robert McClory’s “Radical Disciple” observes and explains Father Michael Pfleger
Rev. Michael Pfleger in “Radical Disciple” Bob Hercules, who explored the lives of Barack Obama, pioneering community organizer Saul Alinsky, and gadfly Holocaust survivor Eva Kor in his previous documentaries, turns his eye on another kind of rabble rouser in his new Radical Disciple: The Father Story of Father Pfleger. The film premieres Friday, Aug. […]
Black Harvest International Festival of Film and Video
The four-week festival ends its run at the Gene Siskel Film Center on September 3.
Local filmmaker Bob Hercules presents portraits of two great community organizers and a controversial Holocaust survivor in three documentaries screening this week in the first Chicago Independent Film Festival.
Barack has left the building
Film Center pulls the plug on a Barack Obama documentary fearing charges of partisanship.