“Left Field,” the documentary about the Humboldt Park kickball league, has a DVD release party tonight at Ronny’s and screens Friday, Sunday and Monday at Brew & View at the Vic.
Lower barriers to documentary filmmaking have ushered in a wave of artless enthusiasts.
In this week’s issue Fred Camper weighs in on the 21st Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival, which kicks off Tuesday, June 16, at the Gene Siskel Film Center and continues through Saturday, June 20, with programs at Chicago Filmmakers and Nightingale. Among the dozens of short films and videos screening are new works […]
Ben Steger’s documentary “Left Field,” screening Sunday and Monday at the Gene Siskel Film Center, shows us good times and a very bad time in the punk rock Humboldt Park kickball league.
New works by Ken Jacobs, Ernie Gehr, Jim Trainor, and others at the 21st Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival. Also this week: the Dave Eggers-scripted “Away We Go,” the eye-opening documentary “Afghan Star,” and the Human Rights Watch Film Festival.
Th’ Legendary Shack Shakers front man J.D. Wilkes’s documentary “Seven Signs” screens tonight at Sonotheque.