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  • Streaming 11/27-12/17: LINCOLN IS CRYING Documentary

    Streaming 11/27-12/17: LINCOLN IS CRYING Documentary

    LINCOLN IS CRYING: The Grifters, Grafters & Governors of Illinois is a scathing indictment of politics in the “Land of Lincoln”…and it’s funny too. The new award-winning documentary (Best Documentary Winner at the 2020 Colorado International Activism Film Festival) from filmmakers John Davies and Brian Kallies presents a humorous yet poignant look at the pervasive, deep-rooted culture of political corruption in Illinois. Why focus on Illinois? Well, it’s the most corrupt state in America and home to Chicago, the most corrupt city in … Continue reading

  • Streaming now: Joan Jett Blakk for President

    Streaming now: Joan Jett Blakk for President

    At the heights of the AIDS epidemic, Joan Jett Blakk, the drag persona of performer and activist Terence Smith, ran a satirical campaign for mayor of Chicago and then later for President of the United States on the Queer Nation Party platform. Using hilarious banter and guerrilla tactics to bring queer issues to the national stage, Candidate Blakk made it all the way to the floor of the 1992 Democratic National Convention at Madison Square Garden.  This 65-minute program, curated … Continue reading

 

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