Killer of Sheep

Charles Burnett, 1977, 80 min. Killer of Sheep examines the black Los Angeles ghetto of Watts in the mid-1970s through the eyes of Stan, a sensitive dreamer who is growing detached and numb from the psychic toll of working at a slaughterhouse. Frustrated by money problems, he finds respite in moments of simple beauty: the… Learn More

Movies Under the Stars: The Poetry of the Ringside Warrior

Once again, Rebuild Foundation and Chicago Film Archives are partnering to present a series of outdoor screenings this summer in the Archive House’s back garden. Come early for a potluck-style dinner starting at 8:30pm! This second program of our summer film series looks at two poetic and provocative ringside warriors. Both Jack Johnson, the first… Learn More