No Way Out

The Biddle brothers, shot while robbing a gas station, are taken to the prison ward of the County Hospital; Ray Biddle, a rabid racist, wants no treatment from black resident Dr. Luther Brooks. When brother John dies while Luther tries to save him, Ray is certain it’s murder and becomes obsessed with vengeance. But there… Learn More

Nacelle and Resti by Marco G. Ferrari

Nacelle (2015,35 mins, HD video) Resti (2014,11 mins, HD video), with music composed by Fransisco Castillo Trigueros including a recorded performance by the ensemble Looptail Marco G. Ferrari, resident Film Fellow at Black Cinema House, will screen Nacelle, his newest film which is currently exhibited at Blanc Gallery through May 1st, and Resti, on display… Learn More

MCA Screen: Creative Music Summit

Presented in partnership with the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago Talk, 1–3 pm Flutist/composer Nicole Mitchell, violinist/composer Renée Baker, media artist Ulysses Jenkins, film scholar Jacqueline Najuma Stewart, and film producer Don DiNicola discuss historical and current intersections of music, media, and social practice. Jenkins collaborated with Mitchell for her latest work for the Black… Learn More

The Godfather of Disco + DJ Set by Lady D

As issues (and laws) of intolerance and homophobia continue to shadow our society, DJ Lady D and resident Black Cinema House Film Fellow Marco G. Ferrari will co-present Gene Graham’s film The Godfather of Disco. A film that celebrates the history and relevance of House Music as an art form that provides a platform for… Learn More