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Theorizing the Present - I Like Dirt: Film Screening and Conversation with the Filmmakers

  • The Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry 929 East 60th Street Chicago, IL, 60637 United States (map)

Is the afterlife becoming more earthly? I Like Dirt [25 minutes] is a documentary short film set in California that explores contemporary American attitudes towards death, the body, and  different forms of life.

After an introduction and screening, moderator Andrea Ford will help lead a Q&A, followed by a reception.

This event is presented by 3CT’s Theorizing the Present series and The Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry SIDEBAR series. RSVPs are encouraged, but are not required. View this event on Facebook and Eventbrite.


Shannon Lee Dawdy, Writer and Co-producer (3CT Fellow and Interim Co-director)

Daniel Zox, Director and Co-Producer (Independent Filmmaker)

Andrea Ford, Moderator (Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Anthropology)