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PHOTOS: The 2019 Chicago teachers strike

CHICAGO — Thousands of Chicago teachers and their supporters formed picket lines across the city early Thursday morning, kicking off the first teachers union strike since 2012. Pickets began as early as 6:30 A.M. outside of Chicago Public Schools, followed by a massive march outside...

Chicago Filmmaker Traces Parents’ Immigrant Roots in Upcoming Documentary

CHICAGO - The daughter of Mexican and Palestinian immigrants, Pilsen filmmaker Colette Ghunim is passionate about utilizing documentary to shed light on the immigrant experience and to combat dominant narratives in the media. Ghunim’s newest documentary, “Traces of Home,” does just that. Following the deeply...

7 Must-See Films at Chicago International Film Festival

With the 55th Annual Chicago International Film Festival less than three weeks away, narrowing down its program of 132 feature-films is daunting to say the least. After speaking with members of the programming team, we’ve compiled a list of (what we believe to be) essential feature films to see during the festival’s run.

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