Director Angela Robinson Witherspoon scheduled to attend. 

November 5 & 10 | Wielding a paintbrush, Betye Saar steadfastly forges her own path with the mantra "Make Better Art." Her unwavering determination disrupted art conventions, paving the way for experimentation and conceptualism, ultimately sparking the Black women's movement. Now in her 90s, this icon from Watts is documented in this vivid portrait of her remarkable ascent in the art world and how she continues to carve an indelible mark in history. Director Angela Robinson Witherspoon scheduled to attend. 

Black Harvest Film Festival: Chicago’s annual showcase for films that celebrate, explore and share the Black, African American and African Diaspora experience. The Festival curates both short and feature length films, proudly presenting influential auteurs and emerging filmmakers of color side by side. View full festival lineup.

The Film Center is ADA accessible. This presentation will be projected without open captions. The theater is hearing-loop equipped. For accessibility requests, please email