Posts tagged "film"

Hear "The Interrupters" live today at noon

Hear "The Interrupters" live today at noon
You’ve heard about the film, you’ve read our review. Now hear some of the people who brought the landmark film, “The Interrupters,” on the radio live. Today at noon, on our weekly radio show on Vocalo, the Barbershop Show, we’ll be chatting with a producer of the film, plus many of the actual interrupters themselves–CeaseFire... Read more »

Even with virtually all-white casts, John Hughes' films offered valuable lessons for black teenagers

Like most teenagers in the 1980s, particularly those from Chicago, I was a big fan of John Hughes’ films. And even though none of his main characters looked like me, his films helped me see through some of the race and class divisions that define Chicago as much as his films do. Even as an African-American... Read more »