Now We Live in Clifton

Screening & Live Event
Trick Bag, Winnie Wright, Age 11, and Now We Live on Clifton

Part of Kartemquin at 50
Saturday, August 20, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

With Gordon Quinn, founder and Artistic Director of Kartemquin Films

Trick Bag. Dir. The Kartemquin Collective. 1974, 21 mins. 16mm. Gang members, Vietnam vets, and young factory workers from Chicago's neighborhoods tell of their personal experience with racism, candidly calling out who gets hurt and who profits.

Winnie Wright, Age 11. Dir. Gordon Quinn. 1974, 26 mins. 16mm. Winnie, the daughter of a steelworker and a teacher, is growing up in the Chicago neighborhood Gage Park during a time of demographic change. While her family struggles with racism, inflation, and a threatened strike, Winnie learns what it means to grow up white, working class, and female.

Now We Live on CliftonDir. Jerry Blumenthal. 1974, 26 mins. 16mm. Ten-year-old Pam Taylor and her twelve-year-old brother Scott knock around their multiracial neighborhood West Lincoln Park, Chicago, and worry over changes coming due to the recent expansion of DePaul University, and if they'll be forced out of their neighborhood due to the effects of gentrification. 

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