The Chicago Anarchist Film Festival is in its thirteenth year, if you don’t count a pause or two since its start. This makes it one of the longest running anarchist institutions in the city.
by Candice Ralph •
When I found my way to the front entrance of the Lacuna Artists Lofts, the gallery was buzzing with an electricity reminiscent of an arcade.
by Emily Holland •
“The Last Pictures,” Trevor Paglen’s most recent art installation, is a collection of carefully curated photos that you will likely never ever see.
by Katherine Jinyi Li •
With an eye toward the past, the Black Cinema House encourages radical filmmakers of the future.
by John Gamino •
“There are no heroes,” Stephen Reginald warned. “People aren’t entirely good or bad.”
by Mosum Shah •
Nate Marshall’s favorite word is “scruples,” because he likes the way it sounds. In moments of silence, he flails his hands to convey emotion.
by Jamison Pfeifer •
It was in a church basement on Drexel and 50th, in a small after-school program, where Melina Kolb first apprehended the generosity of Sue Duncan.
by Zachary Goldhammer •
Out of all the documents of the landmark, radical left protests at the 1968 Democratic National Convention, most people tend to focus on those involving the Youth International Party (more commonly known as the Yippies) and the Abby Hoffman-led “Chicago Seven.”