Chicago Sunday Evening Club DOCUMENTARIES
Since 2013, we have been producing hour-long episodes of our new series, Responding with Faith, which premiere on WTTW Channel 11, the Chicago PBS affiliate. Each episode focuses on a critical problem in Chicago, and highlights the work of faith communities to positively affect these issues.
VIOLENCE IN CHICAGO: RESPONDING WITH FAITH
We confront the myths and realities of of violence across the city, and highlight the faith communities that are making a difference. Featuring Crushers Club, the YMCA, St. Sabina's, and University Church, as well as experts from all sides of the issues. Watch the full documentary here.
Premiered May 2015
DIVIDED FAMILIES: RESPONDING WITH FAITH
A love story about a wife, a husband, and a six-hundred mile fence. We follow Amy and Carlos, a West Chicago couple who have spent the past decade trying to find the right path to get Carlos legal residency to be with his wife and children. Watch the full documentary here.
Premiered October 2014
AFTER PRISON: RESPONDING WITH FAITH
Our first documentary tells the story of three Chicago faith communities that are working to heal the lives of ex-offenders, by offering them dignity, opportunity, support, and hope. You can watch the full documentary, and download curriculum and study materials here.