Community Councils

Advocacy groups to promote the Gene Siskel Film Center's year-round programming (Gene Siskel Film Center Community Council - currently on hiatus), the Black Harvest Film Festival (Black Harvest Community Council), and Panorama Latinx (Panorama Latinx Community Council).

Gene Siskel Film Center Community Council (Currently on Hiatus)
Ky Dickens Director/Creative Director/Partner, Conspiracy
Ron Falzone Associate Professor, Columbia College/Cinema Art & Science
Sara Hall, Co-Chair Associate Dean/UIC Honors College
Joyce Jeng Founder, Asian Social Network & SSP
Henna Koivisto Chair of Cultural Finnish-American Committee FACC C.C.
Eva Penar, Co-Chair Director of Marketing & Communications, Chicago Community Trust
Nari Safavi WBEZ91.5
Gary Kuzminski Chicago International Music and Movies Festival; Columbia College
Cassie Mayer The Poetry Foundation
Carrie Shepherd WBEZ91.5
Rebecca Fons Development and Programming Director, The Iowa Theater
Jeff Fenwick  
Lance Pulido  
Erin Roberts  


Black Harvest Community Council
Adrianna Silver Chicago Cares
Alessandra Pinkston Filmmaker
Annette Galloway Filmmaker
Barbara Allen Filmmaker
Cheryl Petratos Filmmaker/BGG Productions
D'Tura Hale Filmmaker
David Weathersby Filmmaker
Daryl Sledge Film and Theater Producer
Derek Dow Filmmaker
Derek Grace Grace Media Group
Djalaal Gene Siskel Film Center volunteer
Donnie Smith Donda's House
Eleva Singleton Filmmaker/Hermes
Felicia Mings The Art Institute of Chicago
Gwen Satterfield Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Harold Dennis Actor in film, stage, and TV
Jackie Samuel National Louis University
Kamau Tyehimba Reel Black Filmmakers
Kayo Williams Kayquarii Productions
Keisha Chavers Chair, Black Harvest Community Council; Coordinator, Best of Black Harvest; Marketing Consultant
Keisha Nickole Actress, Production Manager, Producer
Kenny Johnson  
Kristy Johnson ImageNation Cinema Foundation
Lawrence Lee Wallace Deep Productions Studios
Lonnie Edwards Filmmaker
Cheryl Rayner  
Loris Rayner Pediatrician
Marcus Spearman BMO Harris Bank; Board Member, Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance
Michael Foster The Whitehall Hotel
Monique Smith Filmmaker
Muteeat Lawal Community volunteer
N.K. Gutierrez Filmmaker
Okema "Seven" Gunn Blogger, film critic & filmmaker
Patricia Mosley CME Group
Ramsey Carey Goodman Theatre
Raymond Lambert Filmmaker/Author/Founder of "All Jokes Aside"
Sergio Mims Consultant, Black Harvest Film Festival
Sierra Jackson Artist
Ted Crowder  
Talle Laosebikan  
Troy Pryor Actor/producer, Creative Cypher
Vivienne Bailey