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.
“Chicago360 v.5: Aliens in the City,” the final production of seven-year-old nonprofit Split Pillow, premieres tonight at the Gene Siskel Film Center.
Dyana Gaye’s Senegalese musical “Saint Louis Blues” and Alla Kovgan and David Hinton’s “Nora” about Zimbabwean dancer-choreographer Nora Chipaumire screen tonight in the Black Harvest Film Festival.
Members of Evanston’s Talking Farm hold a Q&A after the Saturday screening of ana Sofia joanes’s sustainable agriculture documentary “Fresh” at the Gene Siskel Film Center.
The Barcelona romantic crime thriller “25 Carat” screens Sunday 3/21 and Thursday 3/25 in the European Union Film Festival.
Mark Richard Smith’s documentary “Louis Sullivan: The Struggle for American Architecture” has a preview screening Sunday 3/14 at the Gene Siskel Film Center.
Kasper Hauser frontman Thomas Comerford’s experimental documentary “The Indian Boundary Line,” about the stories history of Rogers Avenue, premieres Thursday 2/4 at the Gene Siskel Film Center.
Kartemquin executive director Justine Nagan’s “Typeface” premieres Friday 1/29 in the Gene Siskel Film Center’s Stranger Than Fiction documentary series.
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. […]
Christian Blackwood’s fascinating documentary portrait of Eartha Kitt not only offers a multifaceted sense of its subject–as professional entertainer, private individual, political activist, and self-commentator–but also treats each of these facets in a kaleidoscopic manner. The relationship between Kitt’s champagne-and-furs persona and her traumatic deep-south upbringing is especially suggestive; by the end of the film […]