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August 2016

Progressive Film Night

August 1, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Heartland Cafe, 7000 N Glenwood
Chicago, IL United States
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Monday August 1st we will be watching Michael Moore's Where to Invade Next (trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KeAZho8TKo), in which Moore playfully "invades" other countries to see what we can learn from them!

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Submissive Subversion: Rehabilitating Rehabilitation Narratives in Secretary

August 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Leather Archives & Museum, 6418 N Greenview Ave
Chicago, IL 60626 United States

Rehabilitation has been a common trope in films with a central character who is disabled since the earliest years of cinema. This trope is often used to support an overcoming narrative that upholds the benefits (and benevolence) of medical science or to alleviate the fears of the non-disabled that should they acquire a disability it can be cured. The 2002 film Secretary subverts the idea of disability being at the mercy of the medical establishment by proposing BDSM as a…

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September 2016

Progressive Film Night: “Selma: The Bridge to Ballot”

September 5, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Heartland Cafe, 7000 N Glenwood
Chicago, IL United States
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We've upgraded our set up and are raring to go for a Labor Day Monday Progressive Film Night. We'll be watching Selma: The Bridge to Ballot to learn how every day people organizing, like students and teachers, can make change happen. Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_MPeo5ji_0 Like always, remember that seating is communal and first come, first serve; come early if you want to order food to not flood our kitchen with orders right when the film starts!

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Brand New Congress launch party with Wolf 2018

September 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Penthouse, 325 W Belden Ave
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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The party is being hosted in a beautiful penthouse in Lincoln Park, across the street from the zoo. Please call 847-313-5518 for entrance. A sign will be posted at the front door as a reminder. There will be food, wine, and other beverages. We have photographers and press that will be in attendance.

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September 2017

Freakons at the Hideout! 2nd Show

September 12, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hideout Inn, 1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 US
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Freakons at the Hideout Tues. 9/12/17 8pm | $20 http://ticketf.ly/2rSJvLf Opening the evening will be a short film, presented by its director Tom Hansell, from the After Coal project (http://aftercoal.com/), profiling a historic exchange between the coalfields of Kentucky and Wales. Mekons + Freakwater = Freakons Mekons (beloved, mythical British rabble-rousing beast) and Freakwater (also beloved, yet often derided as godmothers of Alt-Country) have allied their sundry song & dance talents for the forces of good. Freakwater and Mekons are…

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