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Showing 1 - 10 of 16 titles with a criteria of Subject is Chicago


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

Kartemquin Films | 1976 | 60 minutes

City Hall and grass roots groups in Chicago are working on open space, green buildings and an educated citizenry to create a sustainable city.

Bullfrog Films | 2006 | 57 minutes

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

Kartemquin Films | 1966 | 80 minutes

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

Kartemquin Films | 1975 | 20 minutes

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

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

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

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

Kartemquin Films | 1974 | 26 minutes

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

A teenage youth group decides "to bring Christ to their neighborhood" by holding an anti-war Mass at their conservative Chicago parish.

Kartemquin Films | 1968 | 102 minutes