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Loading Doc: Manlife, Love and Lady Parts
Loading Doc: Manlife, Love and Lady Parts

"Sometimes you need the funniest person in the room to hit home what's really important," says Chicago-based director Ruth Leitman, about her new feature documentary ...

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Loading Doc: Movie Palaces, Man-Aliens and Microcosms
Loading Doc: Movie Palaces, Man-Aliens and Microcosms

Chicagoan April Wright is in post-production on her latest project about film exhibition, currently titled GOING ATTRACTIONS: THE STORY OF AMERICA’S MOVIE PALACES. After her ...

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Loading Doc: Murder, Miracles and Maya
Loading Doc: Murder, Miracles and Maya

Cincinnati-based director and cinematographer Melissa Godoy is finishing production for the feature documentary WILL I BE NEXT, which follows several families dealing with Alzheimer’s issues ...

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Loading Doc: Food, Love and Cocktails
Loading Doc: Food, Love and Cocktails

After making two feature comedies set in trendy restaurants and coffee shops, it may have seemed inevitable for Chicago-based director Jack Newell to dive further ...

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Loading Doc: Dickens' New Doc, Guth's Web Series and the Boy from War
Loading Doc: Dickens' New Doc, Guth's Web Series and the Boy from War

Filmmaker Usama Alshaibi is turning toward animation for his latest project, THE BOY FROM WAR, which recounts living through the Iran-Iraq war during his childhood. ...

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Loading Doc: Defending Gacy, Election Season, and the Latest from Kartemquin
Loading Doc: Defending Gacy, Election Season, and the Latest from Kartemquin

How can a lawyer defend a serial killer? That was the basic question that Sam Amirante confronted back in 1978, after he had left the ...

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Loading Doc: Black Businesses and Big Sonia
Loading Doc: Black Businesses and Big Sonia

Detroit-based producer/director Anthony Brogdon is in post-production on the documentary BUSINESS IN THE BLACK, which charts the history of black businesses in the U.S. from ...

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Loading Doc: We Want Harold!
Loading Doc: We Want Harold!

WE WANT HAROLD! Director Anton Seals and producer Nicole Bernardi-Reis are in preproduction on a documentary about Harold Washington, Chicago’s first and only African-American mayor. ...

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