Films and Performances3 shows found
Select films include Mort’s Personal Reel (mid-1950s-1979); IIT (1971), a sponsored film that shows scenes of student life at IIT; International Design Conference in Aspen: The First Decade (1961); and Lens Distortion (1971), a demo reel made at Goldsholl Design Associates.
Advertising agencies such as Leo Burnett have been based in Chicago since the late 19th century. This program highlights the work of a few innovative firms and designers. Films include Addressograph-Multigraph Corporation “The Straight Talking Copy People” (mid- 1970s); Allstate Insurance “Another Year of Success”(1969); and various commercials for Sears, Quaker Oats, United Airlines, and ComEd, among others.
Join us for a unique collaboration between the legendary Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues and the acclaimed Sones de México. In partnership with the DuSable Museum of African American History and the National Museum of Mexican Art, these free concerts feature the Chicago blues sound combined with Mexican folksongs, including those from the Afro-Mexican traditions that continue to thrive in Chicago. Free, RSVPs Requested.