BEAST BEAST-A complex treatise on teen crime, gun violence, and the internet

Siren song of the internet forms underbelly of modern teen film. Visit siskelfilmcenter.org

Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts-a Black artist's journey from slavery to fame

From slavery to the Smithsonian-the saga of black artist Bill Traylor

Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts artist's journey from slavery

From slavery to the Smithsonian-the saga of black artist Bill Traylor

Joliet area Restaurant Week

Twenty-five locations are offering significant discounts to patrons during the 2021 Joliet Area Restaurant Week, which takes place between April 15 – 30, 2021. Those patrons are then encouraged to submit photos of their meals for a chance to win ...

Batinick 2021 Recycle & Shredding event

State Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) will be hosting a Recycling and Shredding Event on Saturday, April 24th, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. The event will take place at Holy Family Church in Shorewood.

Conservation expert to present at “Go Solar” event

Christina Snitko, Energy and Conservation Specialist for the Will County Land Use Department, will be one of two experts on solar power to participate in a “Go Solar” event at noon Friday, April 23.

The Saint of the Impossible a raw, tragic/comic look at illegal immigrant life

World Premiere 2020 Sao Paulo International Film Festival

Easter Sunday churches to have limited in person services

Returning to normalcy during a global pandemic is slowly taking shape this Easter season, particularly in area churches. Unlike last year when many worship services were held via Zoom, churches are allowing in-person attendance, albeit on a smaller scale.

2021 Tribeca Film Fest Returns Live June 9-20

Live Tribeca Film Festival is proof NYC is back!

After The Murder of Albert Lima-How a “foreign Columbo” avenged his father's murder by the Honduras mob

A revenant spirit is resurrected in a son's quest for justice

Sin La Habana a filmed slice of Black Cuban life

Iranian-Canadian director draws back curtain on Afro-Cuban desperation

Celebrating Women’s History Month: Whataboutourdaughters?

Chantél D. Harris's advocacy for women includes her support of the national initiative Whataboutourdaughters? The organization advances issues for daughters that are motherless, fatherless, homeless, forgotten, or hurting. Harris lost her mother at a young age and says, "After experiencing ...

Quo Vadis, Aida? Miami Film Fest Winner gets Oscar nod

Director, Screenwriter Jasmila Zbanic also won at Toronto, Venice Fests

IN MEMORIAM: Boxing Great ‘Marvelous’ Marvin Hagler Dies at 66

“I am sorry to make a very sad announcement,” wrote Hagler’s wife, Kay. “Today, unfortunately, my beloved husband Marvelous Marvin passed away unexpectedly at his home here in New Hampshire. Our family requests that you respect our privacy during this ...

St. Patrick's Day coming up

It’s that time of year again where many shops and restaurants are painting their towns emerald green, in spirit of St. Patrick’s Day. As you begin making plans, here are a few ideas around the Heritage Corridor where you can ...