Past Event

Howard Alk Retrospective: Search for the Lost Self and Cry of Jazz

The Chicago Film Archives is producing the first ever retrospective of the life, work and times of late Chicago Filmmaker, Howard Alk.

This program will include a screening of Search for the Lost Self, a film about new educational techniques in the treatment of children with autism and schizophrenia, and Cry of Jazz, a film that compares the musical jazz form to the African American experience.

Filmmaker Ed Bland, and WBEZ’s Alison Cuddy will lead a discussion about the films.

For more information, please visit There is no cost of admission to attend the films.