A fresh series of social justice films that will educate, inspire, challenge, and move you to action.

Tickets

Admission is free and open to the public. Seating is first-come. Please register for each film you wish to attend using the links below. While you may still attend a screening without registering, when you register we will send you parking information, important updates about the event, and a reminder (and it really helps us plan our programs – so thanks!).

2021-2022 Calendar of Films

Coming Up Next

 DateTitleThis film is about …
September 8, 2021Coded BiasWhen MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini discovers that many facial recognition technologies do not accurately detect darker-skinned faces or classify the faces of women, she delves into an investigation of widespread bias in algorithms. As it turns out, artificial intelligence is not neutral, and women are leading the charge to ensure our civil rights are protected.

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October 13, 2021Unlearning SexTold through a deeply personal lens, this film explores sexual assault and trauma – and how these experiences intersect with race, class, and sexual orientation – with complexity and sensitivity.

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November 10, 2021$avvy$avvy investigates the historical, cultural and societal norms around women and money. With incisive humor and captivating honesty, $avvy questions why women often take a backseat to their finances and why it’s so important now more than ever for women to take control of their financial futures.

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January 12, 2022Belly of the BeastThis shocking legal drama captured over 7-years features extraordinary access and intimate accounts from currently and formerly incarcerated people, demanding attention to a shameful and ongoing legacy of eugenics and reproductive injustice in the United States.

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February 9, 2022Unapologetic
After two police killings, Black millennial organizers challenge a Chicago administration complicit in state violence against its Black residents.
Told through the lens of Janaé and Bella, two fierce abolitionist leaders, Unapologetic is a deep look into the Movement for Black Lives, from the police murder of Rekia Boyd to the election of mayor Lori Lightfoot.

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March 9, 2022No Small Matter
No Small Matter is the first feature documentary to explore the most overlooked,
underestimated, and powerful force for change in America today: early childhood education.Through poignant stories and surprising humor, the film lays out the overwhelming evidence for the importance of the first five years, and reveals how our failure to act on that evidence has resulted in an everyday crisis for American families, and a slow-motion catastrophe for the country.

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