#KTQ50: Watch Grassroots Chicago for free all week

From today until next Friday, May 20th, the free KTQ50 film is Grassroots Chicago (1991). A film that addresses the successes and challenges of community organizing in several Chicago neighborhoods. This 30-minute Kartemquin documentary from 1991 - the debut of Life Itself and Hoop Dreams director Steve James - tells the story of the vibrancy of grassroots organizing in Chicago and how community groups in the city work for social change. Originally produced for the MacArthur Foundation by Gordon Quinn and Jerry Blumenthal, this piece features six vignettes on community organizing in different Chicago neighborhoods: LeClaire Courts, Marquette Park, Roseland, Pilsen, Uptown, Rogers Park, and Garfield Park. Extras included in this package: Continued