Everyone's in the club! Just by attending the monthly Movie Club film and participating in the conversation, you are in! Each month we invite all audience members to join informal conversations led — but not monopolized — by carefully selected facilitators.


Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti in person!

BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez

2015, Barbara Attie, Janet Goldwater, and Sabrina Schmidt Gordon, USA, 90 min.


  • Tue, Aug 11th 6:15pm
  • Wed, Aug 12th 8:15pm

AUGUST 11: Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti, award-winning poet, leader of the Black Arts Movement, and long-time friend of Sonia Sanchez, will be present for audience discussion at the Tuesday screening. The Tuesday screening is a Movie Club event, facilitated by WBEZ91.5 host and media personality Richard Steele.

Chicago premiere!

A Murder In The Park

2015, Shawn Rech and Brandon Kimber, USA, 93 min.


  • Fri, Jul 10th 8:00pm
  • Sat, Jul 11th 7:30pm
  • Sun, Jul 12th 5:45pm
  • Mon, Jul 13th 8:15pm
  • Tue, Jul 14th 6:00pm
  • Wed, Jul 15th 6:00pm
  • Wed, Jul 15th 8:15pm
  • Thu, Jul 16th 8:15pm
  • Fri, Jul 17th 8:00pm
  • Sat, Jul 18th 3:00pm
  • Sat, Jul 18th 7:45pm
  • Sun, Jul 19th 5:30pm
  • Mon, Jul 20th 6:00pm
  • Tue, Jul 21st 8:00pm
  • Wed, Jul 22nd 8:30pm
  • Thu, Jul 23rd 6:00pm

FRIDAY, JULY 10: Co-directors Shawn Rech and Brandon Kimber and executive producer Andrew Hale will be present for audience discussion moderated by critic Steve Prokopy.

SATURDAY, JULY 11: Following the screening, there will be a panel discussion featuring co-director Shawn Rech; Chicago Tribune columnist Eric Zorn; and Rob Warden, journalist and Executive Director, Emeritus, Center on Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University. The discussion will be moderated by critic Steve Prokopy.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 15: The 6:00 PM screening is a Movie Club event facilitated by Kevin Davis, an award-winning journalist, author and magazine writer based in Chicago. A former crime reporter for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, his writing has appeared in USA Today, the Chicago Tribune, Chicago magazine, Utne Reader, In These Times, American Bar Association Journal, Reader's Digest, USA Weekend, Encyclopedia Britannica and many other publications.

FRIDAY, JULY 17: Co-director Shawn Rech will be present at the screening.

SATURDAY, JULY 18: Co-director Shawn Rech will be present at both screenings.