Film and Documentaries

Film and Documentaries

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    PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Balck Girls in School

    "PUSHOUT" is a feature length film confronting the criminalization and miseducation of African American girls that has led to their alarming high scho...

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    The African Ancestry Diary with Dr. Gina Paige

    Dr. Gina Paige, President of African Ancestry travels with NAACP leaders, members, and partners from Jamestown, Virginia to Jamestown, Accra – Ghana,...

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    Chicago at the Crossroad

    Chicago at the Crossroad filmed over the course of 15 years,, offering a penetrating look at the incessant segregation, violence and disastrous public...

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    Folded Map Project Documentary

    The Folded Map Project documentary is a great, real example of small steps to understanding how did you end up living there, and how can we get to kno...

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    GRASSROOTS CHICAGO

    A documentary about neighborhood people creating change. Produced for the MacArthur Foundation by Kartemquin Films, this piece features six vignettes...

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    DRUG$ The Price We Pay

    DRUG$: The Price We Pay – Narrated by Academy Award® Winner J.K. Simmons, a story that unpacks the mystery of modern medicine’s skyrocketing price tag...

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    Cooked Survival by Zip Code

    Peabody Award winning filmmaker Judith Helfand takes audiences from the deadly 1995 Chicago heat disaster -- in which 739 people died, mostly black an...

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    WVON's 50th Anniversary Grand Gala

    with a star-studded gala at the Chicago Theater. The event was hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross and headlined by the Grammy Award-winning singer Toni Brax...

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    WVON Documentary

    WVON 50 Years of Impact traces the history of WVON Radio. This short film documents the important role WVON has played in history of Chicago the n...