Alvin Ailey’s ‘Revelations’ is most enduring dance piece of all time


Twenty years after The Fast and the Furious’ debut in 2001, the crew is still driving fast and acting furious. Back in the day, these streetwise, emotionally connected twentysomethings broke the mold for on-screen multicultural friendships, long before inclusion became ...

Black Films Glow at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival Part I

For the 20th annual Tribeca Film Festival necessity was the mother of invention. To accommodate social distancing and other COVID concerns, the innovative fest took its screenings outdoors. Venues like Battery Park in Lower Manhattan, Pier 76 on the Hudson ...


thetimesweekly.com She’s like an eternal flame. Can’t remember when she wasn’t around. Can’t imagine life without her. That’s the magic that some music legends can create. They get people to think about them in the past, present and future. The ...

In the Heights

Once upon a time, in Nueva York, the streets of Washington Heights were paved with Latinx residents who dreamed of a better life. That’s the premise of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical In the Heights by Lin-Manuel Miranda. That same ...

DOC10 Documentary Film Fest full slate

Chicago - CMP announced the full slate of films being showcased at the annual Doc10 Documentary Film Festival, June 17 - 20, 2021. The festival will feature socially distanced, COVID-responsible in-person presentations, drive-in screenings, and virtual programming. "Doc10 is the ...

My Fiona-The specter of a single suicide impacts multiple lives

Sudden suicide unravels a tenuous love relationship between two women

Comic Doc Jessica Watkins:SPECIALish On Demand, Digital

Comic Doc strikes a blow for women adventurers

Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts artist's journey from slavery

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

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

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

Alex Wheatle, the fourth installment of Steve McQueen's Small Axe on Prime Video Dec. 11

Small Axe's Alex Wheatle honors a Black patriot/hero of the 1981 Brixton Riots of South London

FILM REVIEW: Radioactive

Rosamund Pike portrays world-renown physicist and chemist Marie Sklodowska Curie. She explores the life of the Poland-born, naturalized French citizen who pioneered and advanced the science of radioactivity and discovered the elements polonium and radium. Radium produced a radioactive gas ...

56th Chicago International Film Festival-Belushi premieres on SHOWTIME Sun. Nov 22 8pm CST

Belushi bio doc reveals troubling profile of Chicago-bred comic genius

Old Joliet Prison to show 2 classic movies during Halloween

Thetimesweekly.com The Rialto Square Theatre and Joliet Area Historical Museum are teaming up for a supernaturally spectacular outdoor movie night fundraiser, Fall Flicks in the Yard featuring two seasonally appropriate spooky classics from the 1980s, Beetlejuice (1988) and Ghostbusters (1984). ...

Spike Lee Concert Doc at 56th Chicago International Film Festival now thru Sunday Oct. 25 with virtual and drive-in screenings

The much-anticipated 56th Chicago International Film Festival is now underway through Sunday, October 25th. The festival is being presented in both drive-in and virtual screenings, including seven World Premieres, 58 features and nine shorts programs.