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‘Quest’ tells triumphant story of North Philadelphia family

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J., Chicago Crusader I saw this film “Quest” at the recent Chicago International Film Festival and really enjoyed it. It’s a shame...

Live theatre and movie roundup

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J., Chicago Crusader Janine Nabers is preparing for her two world premieres “Welcome to Jesus,” which opens at the American Theater...

Chicago International Film Fest brings in the stars ahead of film fest...

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J., Chicago Crusader The opening of the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival was a tremendous success, attended by hundreds who saw...

‘I Am Not Your Negro’ is a hard hitting and timeless...

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J., Chicago Crusader A documentary based on the unfinished work by the iconic civil rights activist and author James Baldwin will...

‘Moonlight’ takes on many themes in film about race and gender...

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J., Chicago Crusader In 2008, I saw a movie at the Chicago International Film Festival called “Medicine for Melancholy,” which was...