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THE CHICAGO FILM ARCHIVES PRIVACY POLICY Welcome to the Chicago Film Archives (“CFA”) website. Because your privacy is very important to us, we want you to understand our practices with regard to collecting and using your information both online and offline and the steps we take to safeguard it. This statement applies to Personally Identifiable Information collected from our customers. When this Privacy Policy uses the term “Personally Ide…

CFA named “Best Film History Organization”

The A Side cover of this week’s Chicago Reader by Paul Higgins and Paul Octavious. As many of you Chicagolandians already know, each year the Chicago Reader dedicates one of its publications to the “Best of Chicago” list. The list consists of both “Critics’ Picks” and “Readers’ Poll,” or categories voted on by readers of the alternative weekly newspaper. The Critics’ Picks range from wi…

Categorizing JoAnn Elam’s Films

…laborator Chuck Kleinhans, “Small gauge film is not larger than life, it’s part of life.” Before undertaking this project, our work with Elam’s films was mostly through attempts to build a filmography of finished films to put online. Elam passed away in 2009, and the collection was donated through her husband Joe Hendrix, her sister Susan Elam, and Chuck Kleinhans. From the beginning, we lacked access to Elam and were unable to ask her questions …

CFA Collections Go Online!

Left:  VIGNETTES “Waitress” (Harry Mantel, 1970s) ; Right: GWENDOLYN BROOKS (WTTW, 1966) Chicago Film Archives invites you to explore our collections online! Our approach to CFA’s holdings CFA’s films are organized and considered through the lens of each collection.  We first gather information about the collection as a whole in order to better understand its historical relationship to Chicago and the Midwest.  The person, family, bu…

Midwest Stories

…nd racial fault lines, and the overall moral decay of a poverty-stricken Harlem. Thomas intones over the images “I’m a poet. I’m an ex-con. I’m a painter. I’m an ex-drug addict. I’m an ex-gang leader. I am a writer. I am a human being.”  Parks highlights the humanity of all these individuals, giving voice to the voiceless, foregrounding their stories with grace. Parks’ artistic vision is so broad and multifaceted that it …

Midwest Stories: Gordon Parks

…nd racial fault lines, and the overall moral decay of a poverty-stricken Harlem. Thomas intones over the images “I’m a poet. I’m an ex-con. I’m a painter. I’m an ex-drug addict. I’m an ex-gang leader. I am a writer. I am a human being.”  Parks highlights the humanity of all these individuals, giving voice to the voiceless, foregrounding their stories with grace. Parks’ artistic vision is so broad and multifaceted that it …

Maggie And The Somersaulter-Moats and Somersaulter Finding Aid

…would need to create another type of record — called an “entity” — for several organization and individuals (production company, filmmakers, etc.) that were new to CFA’s database. Then, I would continue fill in the records by writing abstracts, descriptions (for works and the collection) and biographies (for people and organizations). Finally, I would link all of these together by creating relationships within the database. Creating work records …

The World of Gordon Parks: Early Short Films

…ration to reveal the racism and economic hardships experienced by Harlem residents. THE WORLD OF PIRI THOMAS (1968) extends this concern by unveiling the specter of poverty through the eyes of the eponymous Puerto Rican-Cuban writer and poet. These rarely-seen early works will be supplemented by Romas Slezas’s illuminating short, LISTEN TO A STRANGER: AN INTERVIEW WITH GORDON PARKS (1973).Anthology presents “The World of Gordon Parks” in collabor…

Online Launch of DeWitt Beall’s Earthkeeping series

Opening title card of Earthkeeping Over the next six weeks, CFA will be presenting episodes of Earthkeeping, a series produced in the early 1970s for WTTW that explores environmental, ecological and sociological issues. In presenting this series, we hope to reintroduce DeWitt Beall, a Chicago-based filmmaker primarily active in the 1960s and 70s. Earthkeeping was written, directed and produced by DeWitt, who himself professed a personal interest…

Millie Goldsholl’s “Rebellion of the Flowers” now available online

LORD THING restoration premiere (SOLD OUT!)

…ctor of the Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Foundation.  She graduated Cum Laude from Arizona State University and later attended Bennington College where she studied writing with Tobias Wolff and Madison Smartt Bell.  She was a writer at Dartmouth College, the Communications Director of Stamford Center for the Arts, a photojournalist for several newspapers and a life-long advocate for prison reform.  She also came to know LORD THING’s directo…

Digital Collections Hosting

e streaming of films in full on CFA’s website. Under your organization’s name, your films will be available to stream for anyone visiting CFA’s website, any time, around the world. Each film will have its own page online, including a description of the film and its contents along with the streaming video. The digital files themselves will also be stored on CFA’s internal servers, which undergo regular backups to ensure digital p…

2019 Benefit with Tom Palazzolo & Rick Kogan

…s—films that reflect our lives in the 20th century! This year’s live auction prize is also unique and extraordinary … it’s Tom Palazzolo! LIVE AUCTION FILMMAKER TOM PALAZZOLO WILL CREATE A 20-MINUTE DOCUMENTARY OR ESSAY FILM ABOUT ANY PERSONAL OR FAMILY OCCASION THE WINNER WOULD LIKE. This film might document a family celebration, a reunion, a day-in-the-life of…, a child’s first day of school, or the opening of a start-up business. …

JoAnn Elam’s Everyday People (1978-1990) at Chicago Film Archives

Other issues are brought in as they affect day-to-day.” JoAnn Elam’s Notebooks, ca. 1977-1983. Following a decade of major strikes leading to the Postal Reorganization Act of 1970, the newly created United States Postal Service (USPS) implemented a series of measures to modernize its facilities and mechanize the sorting of the mail. Several titles from the JoAnn Elam Collection document this moment in the history of the American post office…