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Film still: Hard, Fast and Beautiful

Why aren't there more women in film?

Ida Lupino's Hard, Fast and Beautiful
with Therese Grisham

 
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Film still: October


What is the meaning of a revolution?

October: Ten Days That Shook the World
—with Yuri Tsivian

 
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Film still: Malcolm X

 

What Is Islam?

Malcolm X with Laith Al-Saud

 
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Film still: Dr. Strangelove


"You can't fight in here....It's the War Room!"

Dr. Strangelove: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb with Rachel Bronson

 
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The Fembot Mystique
The Stepford Wives

with Helen Thompson, Professor of English and Gender Studies, Northwestern University

 
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Film still: Unlocking the Cage

 

Who Is a Legal Person?
A screening of Unlocking the Cage

"Observant and absorbing"   —New York Times
 
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Film still: The Murder of Fred Hampton

 

The Handmaid's Tale

with Professor Helen Thompson

 
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What Does Immigration Mean?
L'America
with Aleksandar Hemon

Recommended "Masterful and extremely moving"   —Chicago Reader
 
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Film still: The Murder of Fred Hampton

Who Polices the Police?
The Murder of
Fred Hampton

with Bill Cottle, Billy "Che" Brooks, and Gretchen Helfrich

 
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Film still: A Sicko


The Future of Affordable Healthcare:
Sicko with Dr. David Edelberg

 
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Film still: A Face in the Crowd

The Rise to Power:
Face in the Crowd with Hugh Iglarsh

"A Face in the Crowd has never ceased to be relevant"   —Village Voice
 
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Film still: Triumph of the Wil

Triumph of the Will

"Technically brilliant, and still one of the most disturbing pieces of propaganda around"   —TimeOut

Followed by discussion with professor and filmmaker Judy Hoffman

 
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1984

Followed by discussion with author and scholar Bill Ayers

 
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Film still: Unconditional Basic Income with Enno Schmidt

Ideas for the 21st Century:
Unconditional Basic Income with Enno Schmidt

Panel discussion with Jerome McDonnell, host of WBEZ's Worldview

 
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