The Gene Siskel Film Center presents programming in the spirit of the Black Harvest Film Festival all year long!

The Passion of Remembrance

1986, Maureen Blackwood and Isaac Julien, United Kingdom, 80 min



  • Thu, Mar 9th 6:00pm



2016, Jeff Nichols, UK/USA, 123 min. With Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton.


  • Fri, Feb 17th 2:00pm
  • Fri, Feb 17th 6:00pm
  • Sat, Feb 18th 7:45pm
  • Sun, Feb 19th 3:00pm
  • Mon, Feb 20th 6:00pm
  • Tue, Feb 21st 7:45pm
  • Wed, Feb 22nd 6:00pm
  • Thu, Feb 23rd 8:15pm

First Chicago run!

Being 17

Quand on a 17 ans

2016, André Téchiné, France, 116 min. With Sandrine Kiberlain, Kacey Mottet Klein, Corentin Fila.


  • Fri, Dec 2nd 2:00pm
  • Fri, Dec 2nd 8:15pm
  • Sat, Dec 3rd 4:45pm
  • Sat, Dec 3rd 7:45pm
  • Sun, Dec 4th 5:15pm
  • Mon, Dec 5th 7:45pm
  • Tue, Dec 6th 6:00pm
  • Wed, Dec 7th 7:45pm
  • Thu, Dec 8th 6:00pm

Back by popular demand!

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

2016, Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack, USA, 114 min.


  • Fri, Nov 11th 2:00pm
  • Fri, Nov 11th 8:00pm
  • Sat, Nov 12th 8:00pm
  • Sun, Nov 13th 3:00pm
  • Sun, Nov 13th 5:15pm
  • Mon, Nov 14th 6:00pm
  • Wed, Nov 16th 8:15pm
  • Thu, Nov 17th 8:15pm

First Chicago run! Filmmakers in person!

Raising Bertie

2016, Margaret Byrne, USA, 102 min.


  • Fri, Nov 18th 2:00pm
  • Fri, Nov 18th 8:00pm
  • Sat, Nov 19th 8:00pm
  • Sun, Nov 20th 5:30pm
  • Mon, Nov 21st 8:00pm
  • Tue, Nov 22nd 6:00pm
  • Wed, Nov 23rd 8:00pm

First Chicago run! New restoration!

Daughters of the Dust

1991, Julie Dash, USA/UK, 112 min. With Alva Rogers, Bahni Turpin.


  • Fri, Nov 25th 2:00pm
  • Fri, Nov 25th 4:15pm
  • Sat, Nov 26th 7:45pm
  • Sun, Nov 27th 5:00pm
  • Mon, Nov 28th 8:00pm
  • Wed, Nov 30th 8:15pm
  • Thu, Dec 1st 8:00pm

Activists Jacque Jones and Edna Salter in person!

Agents of Change

2014, Frank Dawson and Abby Ginzberg, USA, 66 min.


  • Fri, Nov 11th 6:00pm

First Chicago run! Director Craig Atkinson in person!

Do Not Resist

2016, Craig Atkinson, USA, 72 min.


  • Fri, Nov 4th 6:00pm
  • Fri, Nov 4th 8:00pm
  • Sat, Nov 5th 6:45pm
  • Sun, Nov 6th 3:00pm
  • Mon, Nov 7th 8:30pm
  • Tue, Nov 8th 6:00pm
  • Wed, Nov 9th 8:30pm
  • Thu, Nov 10th 8:15pm


  • Fri, Oct 14th 8:15pm
  • Sat, Oct 15th 8:15pm
  • Sun, Oct 16th 5:15pm

Filmmakers in person!

Walk All Night: A Drum Beat Journey

2016, Mallory Sohmer and Kate Benzschawel, USA, 86 min


  • Mon, Oct 17th 8:00pm
  • Wed, Oct 19th 8:15pm

Chicago premiere!

O.J.: Made in America

2016, Ezra Edelman, USA, 468 min.