. Conversations at the Edge (CATE)

Apichatpong Weerasethakul: Memoria

Thursday, April 27, 6:00 p.m. Join celebrated director Apichatpong Weerasethakul for a screening of his award-winning MEMORIA. “MEMORIA  is one of the greatest movies you’ll see—or hear—in a theater this year.” – Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times “An emotionally wrenching and intellectually fulfilling experience.” – A.O. Scott, New York Times Mysterious and transfixing, MEMORIA stars […]

Marwa Arsanios: Who is Afraid of Ideology, Part 3 and Part 4

Thursday, April 20, 6:00 p.m. Join Berlin and Beirut-based artist Marwa Arsanios for her remarkable multi-part project on collectivity, feminism, environmentalism, and resistance, WHO IS AFRAID OF IDEOLOGY. “A meditation on the relationship of human beings to the natural world, and a reckoning with the authoritative posture of conventional documentary filmmaking. – David Markus, Frieze […]

Ursula Biemann

Thursday, October 22, 2:00 p.m.–3:15 p.m., CT Gene Siskel Film Center Virtual Cinema Live captions available Join us for a talk with Swiss artist, author, and video essayist Ursula Biemann whose visionary practice focuses on the planet’s changing climate and its ecological impact. Her videos Deep Weather (2013), Forest Law (2014), Subatlantic (2015), and Acoustic Ocean (2018) are on view in the Gene Siskel Film Center’s […]

An Interview with Camilo Restrepo

Coinciding with Camilo Restrepo’s visit to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, SAIC alum and Gene Siskel Film Center Panorama Latinx Outreach Coordinator Mev Luna exchanged a few questions with the artist about sound, performance, and process. While visiting Chicago, Camilo Restrepo mentioned that “luck is something you push, until it arrives.” Restrepo […]

Sep 20 – Camilo Restrepo: Ghosts and Songs

Camilo Restrepo in person In recent years, award-winning Colombian filmmaker Camilo Restrepo has gained a reputation for striking explorations of personal and political trauma, survival, and resistance. Featuring Réunion Island singer Christine Salem, Cilaos (2016) uses the incendiary rhythms of maloya, ritual music derived from slave songs, to tell the story of a woman driven to meet […]