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Upcoming Events

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

Black Panther Party Discussion

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution is a new feature length film by award-winning filmmaker, Stanley Nelson, documenting the impact and significance of one of the most well-known Black Power organizations of the late 1960s and early 70s. Join SJI, with local activists and experts, for a panel discussion after the screening.

Presented by: Gene Siskel Film Center

When: September 25, 2015

Time: 8pm | Ticket Price: $8

Guest Speaker: Dr. Ahmad Rahman with panelists Dr. Tracye Matthews and Dr. Jane Rhodes


Listen below to an interview with Professor Ahmad Rahman

2015 Summer Film Series

2015 Summer Film Series at SJI

SJI is hosting a summer film series,Chicago: A Social Justice Lens, throughout the month of July.

The screenings will take place every Wednesday from 6:30-8:30pm at PUJA (1255 S Halsted). Beginning Wednesday, July 1, 2015, SJI will screen "Hoop Dreams" and have a discussion with Gordon Quinn, Founder and Artistic Director of Kartemquin films.

"28, 43" A Photographic Exhibition

28, 43 Exhibition

Visit "28, 43" A Photographic Gallery Exhibit at the PUJA gallery now located at 1255 S. Halsted.

Gallery hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from Fri. 12-5 and by appointment.

For group and class visits email

Partner Events

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