October 20, 2010 by Andrew Schneider
Tomorrow night, Carol Marin will host a 25-year retrospective on the documentary work of Media Process Group (MPG) at the Gene Siskel Film Center.
The program includes selected excerpts from seven critically acclaimed films from the MPG archives, including: “Radical Disciple: The Story of Father Pfleger”, “Senator Obama Goes to Africa”, “Forgiving Dr. Mengele”, “The Democratic Promise: Saul Alinksky and His Legacy”, and “Baseball’s Heirlooms”. Filmmakers Bob Hercules and Keith Walker will be present for audience discussion. There will be a reception at 7 p.m. and the screening will beging at 8:15 p.m. Tickets are available at www.siskelfilmcenter.org/mpganniversary.
Today on screenmag.com:
Foundation Content is being honored tonight at the Chicago International Film Festival for its work on a United Way spot. They’ve won a Gold Hugo for the work, which ties together all the diverse communities affected by United Way with a clothesline, with its “Live United” t-shirts pinned to it. Also, Dallas-based BREED hosted its open house last week. We have photos.