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'63 Boycott

Connects the massive 1963 Chicago Public Schools boycott to contemporary issues around race, education, school closings, and youth activism.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 30 minutes

The Chicago Maternity Center Story

The struggle to keep the Chicago Maternity Center open after 75 years.

Kartemquin Films | 1976 | 60 minutes

Cooked

From award-winning filmmaker Judith Helfand, COOKED reveals the ways in which class, race, and zip code predetermine unequal response and recovery to environmental disaster. This title has one or more clips.

Bullfrog Films | 2020 | 82 minutes

Home For Life

The experiences of two elderly people in their first month at a home for the aged.

Kartemquin Films | 1966 | 80 minutes

HSA Hospital Strike '75

A document of the eighteen-day strike by interns and residents at Chicago's only public hospital.

Kartemquin Films | 1975 | 20 minutes

Hum 255

Two women, expelled a year earlier during a student strike at the University of Chicago, confront students about their convictions and how far they are willing to go to defend their values.

Kartemquin Films | 1970 | 28 minutes

Inquiring Nuns - Part I

Two young nuns explore Chicago, from a supermarket to the Art Institute and in front of churches on Sunday, confronting people with the crucial question, "Are you happy?"

Kartemquin Films | 1968 | 33 minutes

Inquiring Nuns - Part II

Two young nuns explore Chicago, from a supermarket to the Art Institute and in front of churches on Sunday, confronting people with the crucial question, "Are you happy?"

Kartemquin Films | 1968 | 33 minutes

Now We Live on Clifton

Children talk about their fear of being forced out of their neighborhood by the gentrification.

Kartemquin Films | 1974 | 26 minutes

Parents

A parish youth group in a lower middle-class Chicago neighborhood discusses parental authority, what growing up means, and the difficulties of communicating with their parents.

Kartemquin Films | 1968 | 22 minutes