“This is Marina City… Living towers with form suggesting the upward grace of growing branches and the airy, open form of a sunflower petal…”
If you were the victim of a vicious beating prompted by bigotry, could you forgive the assailant? That is the subject of an Oscar-nominated film that will be screened in Chicago on Monday night.
The first clip of the Amy Winehouse documentary has been revealed and shows the late singer talking about her relationship with music.
A documentary playing at the Siskel Film Center Sunday afternoon aims to tell the complicated story of a prolific local artist.
The students were hoping to deliver a message of hope and resilience. As they begin their summer break, they want to see less bloodshed on city streets.
Maya Angelou is such a national treasure, that when a local film maker began looking for films about her a couple years back, he was stunned to find there weren’t any. That’s about to change.
Jeppson’s Malort is a Chicago liquor known mostly for its painfully bitter, awful taste. Its taste starts off innocent enough, a little citrusy with a hint of honey, but then the wormwood punches you right in the face. Malort’s even spawned a ritual in which locals convince out-of-towners to down a shot in the hopes of seeing their “malort face” — an expression of horror and pain.
A longtime advocate for the homeless has begun channeling his efforts in a new direction.
Ronnie Fields is sharing his story in a documentary entitled “Bounce Back.”
More than 300 boats will be running the annual Chicago Yacht Club Race To Mackinac this weekend, and this year it will documented on film.
Eschel’s documentary captures the history of the Maxwell Street Market. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.
Some big names in Hollywood have teamed up to make a documentary about the life of Pulitzer-prize winning film critic Roger Ebert.
If you know you’re not going to blindly support the “left” in this coming election, see the movie ‘2016: Obama’s America’. But, fair warning, it’s disturbing – and quite frightening – to say the least.
A new documentary by the Weinstein Company called “Bully” will soon be screened in Chicago, and will hit theaters next month.
There could soon be two movie adaptations of the book written by serial killer John Wayne Gacy’s lawyer.
When 35-year-old stand-up comedian Steve Mazan learned he was dying of cancer, he decided to dedicate the rest of his life to living his dream – performing on The Late Show with David Letterman.
A documentary airs tonight on Chicago television, telling the heartbreaking story of an elderly Chicago-area woman who’s reliving the trauma of her suffering during the Holocaust.
Patrons at the Gene Siskel Film Center Sunday learned about the mysterious disappearance of bees in the U.S. and around the world, at the screening of a new documentary.
There is a new warning for Illinois teens about texting and driving.
This year’s TriBeCa Film Festival in New York will include a documentary on Steve Bartman.