Something Important features short films by Chinese filmmakers who are either currently enrolled in or recent graduates of filmmaking programs within North America. The films presented offer the viewer an opportunity to explore storytelling with a multi-cultural perspective. Using various genres such as drama, animation, crime, horror and science fiction, the filmmakers in Something Important hope to tell stories that can transcend cultural boundaries in order to relate to an international audience.
DEPS’ newest gallery, The Arcade takes its name from the building’s previous incarnation when it was known as The Arcade Building. With sweeping views of Grant Park, the gallery exhibits all media, with a particular focus on new media and interdisciplinary art.
Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
2014 Albert P. Weisman Award Exhibition
Sep. 02, 2014 - Oct. 10, 2014