Screenings

    The Area's current public screening schedule is listed below, and more than a dozen screenings are in the works. For updates, check back regularly or follow the film on facebook, twitter, or through the newsletter above.

    If you are interested in booking a screening, email the team.



    Until July 7, The Area is screening daily at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, Illinois as part of the exhibition Chicago Stories: Carlos Javier Ortiz and David Schalliol. The film shows at 10AM, 11:35AM, 1:10PM, and 2:45PM Monday to Saturday and 12:00PM, 1:35PM, and 3:10PM on Sunday.


    5/16/2019 7:00PM The Block Museum of Art Evanston, IL
    Panel discussion with Deborah Payne, Brian Ashby, and David Schalliol
    4/29/2019 8:00PM Echo Park Film Center Los Angeles, CA The event on Facebook
    Panel discussion with Deborah Payne and Brian Ashby
    4/26/2019 3:45PM Urban Affairs Association Annual Meeting Los Angeles, CA
    Free with conference registration: Panel discussion with David Schalliol
    4/20/2019 3:00PM Tube Factory Artspace Indianapolis, IN The event on Facebook
    Free: panel discussion moderated by Big Car Collaborative's Co-Founder/Director of Programming & Exhibitions Shauta Marsh, with Deborah Payne, Brian Ashby, and David Schalliol
    4/5/2019 2:00PM Stony Island Arts Bank Chicago, IL The event on Facebook
    Screened as part of the Black Panther Party 10 Point Film Series with Black Panther Billy Dunbar, Deborah Payne, and Brian Ashby.
    3/29/2019 3:00PM UMASS Boston Boston, MA
    Panel discussion with Deborah Payne and David Schalliol, moderated by Andrea Leverentz
    2/27/2019 6:30PM University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health Chicago, IL
    Free: panel discussion with an emphasis on public with Deborah Payne and Brian Ashby
    2/21/2019 5:00PM Oak Street Health Chicago, IL
    Free: panel discussion with an emphasis on senior issues with Deborah Payne and Brian Ashby
    2/10/2019 12:30PM SF Indie Fest San Francisco, CA
    1/29/2019 7:00PM Studio Movie Grill Chicago, IL The event on Facebook
    A discussion about displacement and environmental justice with Chicago mayoral candidate Amara Enyia, equity thought leader Naomi Denise Davis, Deborah Payne, and David Schalliol
    1/24/2019 5:00PM Woodlawn Resource Center Chicago, IL
    The Obama Library CBA Coalition presents a screening followed by a Q & A
    1/21/2019 5:00PM Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL
    The Office of Community Engagement presents the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day screening and discussion with Marlon Haywood, Ed.D., LaMenta Conway, M.D., and David Ansell, M.D., with Deborah Payne and Brian Ashby. Moderated by Steven K. Rothschild, M.D.
    12/15/2018 12:30PM Stony Island Arts Bank Chicago, IL The event on Facebook
    The Neighborhood Network Alliance presents a screening followed by a Q&A
    12/06/2018 6:00PM Weinberg/Newton Gallery Chicago, IL The event on Facebook
    Brian Ashby and Deborah Payne, with contributions from My Block, My Hood, My City
    12/03/2018 6:00PM Kennedy-King College Chicago, IL
    RAGE Co-Founder & President Asiaha Butler and Debra Thompson in conversation with Deborah Payne and David Schalliol, moderated by Kennedy-King Professor Nora Gaines
    11/14/2018 6:30PM St. Olaf College Northfield, MN
    Filmmakers in Person: Deborah Payne and David Schalliol in conversation
    11/8/2018 7:00PM The University of Chicago Chicago, IL The event on Facebook
    The Film Studies Center and the Pozen Center for Human Rights present: Deborah Payne, David Schalliol, and Brian Ashby in conversation with Professor Judy Hoffman
    10/29/2018 5:00PM Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL
    SOLD OUT The Rush University Medical Center Office of Community Engagement presents: Deborah Payne and Brian Ashby in conversation with Marlon Haywood and David Ansell in the Armour Academic Center (Lecture Hall 976)
    9/27/2018 8:15PM Gene Siskel Film Center Chicago, IL The event on Facebook
    Chicago Embassy Church Bishop Ed Peecher and Pastor Chris Butler with Deborah Payne
    9/26/2018 6:00PM Gene Siskel Film Center Chicago, IL The event on Facebook
    9/24/2018 8:00PM Gene Siskel Film Center Chicago, IL The event on Facebook
    Audrey Petty, author of High Rise Stories, with Deborah Payne and Brian Ashby
    9/23/2018 3:00PM Gene Siskel Film Center Chicago, IL The event on Facebook
    Sweet Water Foundation Executive Director Emmanuel Pratt with Deborah Payne and David Schalliol
    9/22/2018 7:45PM Gene Siskel Film Center Chicago, IL The event on Facebook
    SOLD OUT Metropolitan Planning Council presents: Photographer & Englewood activist Tonika Johnson in conversation with Deborah Payne and David Schalliol, moderated by MPC's Gabriel Tyler
    9/21/2018 8:00PM Gene Siskel Film Center Chicago, IL The event on Facebook
    Photography/Cinematography: Museum of Contemporary Photography presents photographer & filmmaker Carlos Javier Ortiz in conversation with David Schalliol, moderated by MoCP Curator of Academic Programs and Collections Kristin Taylor
    9/21/2018 2:00PM Gene Siskel Film Center Chicago, IL The event on Facebook
    9/20/2018 8:15PM Gene Siskel Film Center Chicago, IL The event on Facebook
    Metropolitan Planning Council presents: WBEZ's Senior Editor of Race, Class & Communities Alden Loury and MPC Vice President Marisa Novara in conversation with Deborah Payne
    9/19/2018 6:00PM Gene Siskel Film Center Chicago, IL The event on Facebook
    SOLD OUT
    9/18/2018 8:30PM Gene Siskel Film Center Chicago, IL The event on Facebook
    Youth Voices: Activist and musician Tweak Harris and activist and journalist Charles Alexander Preston, moderated by Scrappers Film Group's Luis Perez
    9/16/2018 5:00PM Gene Siskel Film Center Chicago, IL The event on Facebook
    Storytelling workshop with the National Public Housing Museum, including conversation with Deborah Payne and David Schalliol
    9/15/2018 8:00PM Gene Siskel Film Center Chicago, IL The event on Facebook
    Voices from The Area: Alex Kotlowitz, author of There Are No Children Here, in conversation with Deborah Payne and neighbors; David Schalliol and Brian Ashby also in attendance
    9/14/2018 8:00PM Gene Siskel Film Center Chicago, IL The event on Facebook
    Filmmakers in Person: Photographer & critic Lee Bey in conversation with David Schalliol, Deborah Payne, and Brian Ashby.
    9/14/2018 3:45PM Gene Siskel Film Center Chicago, IL The event on Facebook
    8/23/2018 8:30PM Black Harvest Film Festival Chicago, IL The event on Facebook
    SOLD OUT Filmmakers in Person: Critic Sergio Mims in conversation with David Schalliol, Deborah Payne, and Brian Ashby
    6/26/2018 7:00PM Cinéma L'Imaginaire Douchy-les-Mines, France
    Filmmaker in Person: Centre régional de la photographie Hauts-de-France Executive Director Muriel Enjalran in conversation with David Schalliol
    6/23/2018 7:00PM Cinéma l'Univers Lille, France
    Filmmaker in Person: Q&A with David Schalliol
    4/06/2018 7:20PM Full Frame Film Festival Durham, NC
    Filmmakers in Person: Q&A with David Schalliol, Deborah Payne, and Brian Ashby

















                              


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