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FACETS Honors Chaz Ebert F2F at Screen Gems 2022 Benefit

On September 28th, Chicago’s Indie film community gathered at the Arts Club of Chicago to honor multi-talented entrepreneur, publisher, author, producer, and philanthropist Chaz Ebert with the FACETS Legend Award at the Screen Gems 2022 Benefit.

FACETS is a non-profit organization that was founded by the late Milos Stehlik in 1975.… read more.


Kudos to the 2022 Oscar Nominees for Costume Design

Last week, the Academy Award nominations honoring the films of 2021 were announced and female filmmakers were fairly well represented. Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog led the nominations, with Campion personally being nominated for both Best Direction and Best Adapted Screenplay. In the latter category, three of the five nominees were penned by women.… read more.


Jacqueline Stewart Protects & Illuminates the Black Experience

Jacqueline Stewart MacArthur Genius Grant
Cinema studies scholar and art curator, Jacqueline Stewart, received the MacArthur Genius Grant for her work in supporting Black filmmakers.

Nicole Fleetwood Curates ‘Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration’

Nicole Fleetwood
Nicole Fleetwood combats the dehumanization of incarcerated people and highlights how art is used for both self-expression and survival.

Jordan Casteel: Painting ‘Genius’ Captures Humanity in Portraiture

Jordan Casteel with her paintings
Congratulations to Jordan Casteel, a talented painter and now a MacArthur Fellow!

Jawole Willa Jo Zollar Strengthens Community Through Dance

Jawole Willa Jo Zollar
Today, we shine a light on the work of Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, a dancer and choreographer who was selected as a Class of 2021 MacArthur Fellow.