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‘City So Real’: Nat Geo’s acclaimed documentary series about Chicago by Oscar nominee Steve James
Chicago is the subject of “City So Real,” a sweeping epic five-part documentary series by Oscar nominee Steve James (“Hoop Dreams,” “Small Enough to Jail”) premiering commercial free on NatGeo on Oct.
Persistence of Forward Thinking: ComEd's Community of the Future
A multilayered initiative to address community resilience at every level, ranging from microgrid technology to STEM programming.
56th Chicago International Film Festival-City and State Documentary Competition -The Road Up
The Road Up is a documentary drama in the Chicago Film Festival’s Documentary Competition, one of the City and State entries from the hometown writing and directing team of Greg Jacobs and Jon Siskel.
Candyman Reboot Director Weighs Pros & Cons of Black Filmmakers Tackling the Horror Genre
Candyman director Nia DaCosta wants to see non-horror genres explored by black filmmakers. Horror movies centering around the experience of African-American characters have seen a new prominence in ...
Lyric Opera cancels rest of season: The latest coronavirus entertainment news in Chicago
The coronavirus has affected everything, including the world of entertainment. From businesses closing to events going digital, Chicago is learning how to deal with the changes and loses due to ...
The Latest: Chicago implements new virus rules as cases rise
Some Chicago businesses will have to close by 10 p.m. and residents are asked to limit gatherings to six people as the number of newly confirmed coronavirus cases ...
Open House Chicago extended to Nov. 1
The Chicago Architecture Center ( CAC ) is extending its 10th annual Open House Chicago festival ( OHC ) through Sunday, Nov. 1. Attendees have seven more days to follow 25 trails for self-guided ...
Nia DaCosta: Candyman reboot will explore the character's origins
Nia DaCosta has confirmed that the new 'Candyman' film will include an origin story for the character. The 30-year-old director has overseen the "spiritual sequel" to the 1992 horror classic and ...
The Spin: Mail-in, early voting in Illinois soars past 1 million mark | ‘Trumpocrat’ Blagojevich to endorse Willie Wilson over Sen. Dick Durbin | Gov. J.B. Pritzker ...
We’re two weeks from Election Day and in Illinois -- along with a broad swath of the country -- mail-in ballots are pouring in. Just over 800,000 Illinois voters have returned their mail-in ballots so ...
Chicago’s Jacqueline Stewart to head LA’s Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
"This kind of public engagement -- it's the opportunity of a lifetime," says newly appointed LA Academy Museum programming head Jacqueline Stewart ...
56th Chicago International Film Festival-Mamma Gloria, a loving tribute to a Chicago transgender icon
That’s a far cry from her later identity as Mama Gloria, the icon of Chicago’s Black transgender movement. Born in 1945 to a mother absorbed in her life as Club Delisa showgirl and “the Black Marilyn ...