Jul 2, 2014
The man behind
Hoop Dreams, The Interrupters, and the new Roger Ebert chronicle Life Itself is one of America's most well-respected documentarians, but you probably couldn't pick Steve James out of a lineup.
by Ben Sachs
Movie Feature, Steve James, film, filmmakers, PBS, Hoop Dreams, CeaseFire, The Interrupters, Stevie, Big Brothers, The New Americans, Life Itself, Roger Ebert, movies, Oak Park, Kartemquin Films, gardening, Rushville, Illinois, work, Judy James, sex offenders, careers, family, Hollywood, narrative film, television, TV, documentaries, Peter Gilbert, Prefontaine, James Madison University, auteurs, Alex Kotlowitz, Frederick Marx, film credits, SIU, Southern Illinois University, Big Muddy Film Festival, Jerry Blumenthal, Gordon Quinn, David Simpson, Leslie Simmer, film criticism, Errol Morris, Jean Renoir, Orson Welles, humor, Flame-O Coby
Best of Chicago,
Arts & Culture,
Jun 25, 2014
Crimes Against Humanity
Apr 2, 2014
Usama Alshaibi and Carlos Jiménez Flores have different filmmaking styles, but they take a similar stance on mainstream depictions of race and ethnicity in popular media.
Movie Feature, CUFF, Chicago Underground Film Festival, Usama Alshaibi, CLFF, Chicago Latino Film Festival, Carlos Jiménez Flores, Gene Siskel Film Center, European Union Film Festival, film, filmmakers, My Princess, American Arab, sociology, Columbia College Chicago, film crews, Dogme 95, video
Sep 16, 2009
by J.R. Jones
Film, Toronto International Film Festival, Joe Dante, Joe Dante Hole, Piranha, The Howling, Gremlins, W.C. Fields, It's a Gift, Innerspace, Joe Dante Matinee, Small Soldiers, Looney Tunes: Back in Action, Norman Z. McLeod, Marx Brothers, Monkey Business, Horse Feathers, Danny Kaye, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Bob Hope, Road to Rio, The Paleface, David Lynch, Martin Short, Ted Kotcheff, Wake in Fright, Trailers From Hell, Roger Corman, Jahn Sayles, Martin Scorsese, filmmakers, fi;m festivals, movies
Jan 9, 2009
Chicago Film Archives presents a series on Chicago filmmaker Howard Alk.
by J.R. Jones
Film, Sun Ra, Chicago Blues, Movies, Second City, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago Police Department, Murray Lerner, Bob Dylan, Gordon Quinn, Facets Cinematheque, Maxwell Street, Chicago Film Archives, Paul Sills, Toronto, Black Panthers, Howard Alk, music movies, Janis Joplin, Renaldo and Clara, Eat the Document, Bob Lee, Black Panther Party, A Portrait of Howard Alk, Bernie Sahlins, Bernard Sahlins, Albert Grossman, Ed Bland, The Cry of Jazz, Mike Shea, And This Is Free, Newport folk festival, Rolling Thunder Revue, American Revolution 2, 1968 Democratic convention, The Murder of Fred Hampton, The Seasons Change, Luxman Baul's Movie, Jones Cullinan, Mike Gray, David Rothberg, My Friend Vince, political documentaries, filmmakers