The news that Chicago chef Jake Bickelhaupt and his wife Alexa Welsh would open a fine dining restaurant in Uptown right under the “L” tracks as the nearby Wilson station was undergoing renovations, was welcomed by neighbors and bloggers alike as further evidence that change was unavoidable for their troubled neighborhood. The hyperlocal news site […]
The gloriously explosive extravaganza of the annual fireworks festival in Tultepec, Mexico, is the setting for this documentary offering a non-stop feast for the eyes. This town where three-quarters of the residents are employed in the manufacture of handmade fireworks stages a spectacle like no other, honoring their patron saint Juan de Dios with a […]
The tumultuous life and groundbreaking work of Dolores Huerta, termed one of the most important yet least known activists in American history, are chronicled in this documentary that provides a compelling glimpse of history in the making. Co-founder with Cesar Chavez of the nation’s first farm workers’ union, and strategist of the 1965 California […]
By Sandra A. Trevino on May 3, 2017
Hundreds massacred. A government cover-up. Against all odds, a child survived in secret. FINDING OSCAR follows the search for the little boy who can unlock a nation’s healing.
By Ondas Chicago on January 24, 2017
‘Me Estas Matando, Susana’ featuring Gael García Bernal and Verónica Echegui has a second showing from March 31 through April 12 at the Gene Siskel Film Center. #nuevocinemexicano
Read our review and enter to win tickets to the premiere screening of ‘Lucha Mexico’!