Press & Recognition

Good Intentions
by Michael Miner | Chicago Reader

Michael Miner reports on Beyondmedia's censorship struggle with WTTW regarding Turning A Corner.

Community Media Workshop & CAN TV Chicago
by Community, Media and You | CAN-TV

Dannette Hoarde & Joanne Archibald featured on CAN TV's "Community, Media and You" program

US Social Forum Experience
by Zaida Sanabia | Beyondmedia Education

Beyondmedia's Outreach Coordinator, Zaida Sanabia, reflects on her experience at the US Social Forum.

Girls On Film
by Christine Fontana | Playboy Magazine

Playboy Magazine interviews Beyondmedia's Executive Director, Salome Chasnoff, about the organization.

Salome Chasnoff: Going Beyondmedia
by Celina De Leon |

An interview with Beyondmedia's Executive Director, Salome Chasnoff.

Biffy’s big night
by Staff | Beloit Daily News

Turning a Corner wins best Midwest Documentary at the Beloit International Film Festival

Sex sells. But who pays?
by Margaret Lyons | Time Out Chicago

Prostitutes tell their stories in a riveting local documentary

Through Their Eyes
by Erica Schlaikjer | The Chicago Reporter: New Voices

While editing her latest film, "Turning a Corner," an hour-long documentary about prostitution in Chicago, Salome Chasnoff couldn't help but cry. The scene showed Lucretia Clay, a former prostitute, returning to the Sportsman's Inn motel on the city's Southwest Side, where she had spent 26 years of her life "turning dates" on street corners.

Leaving the streets behind
by Pam DeFiglio | Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)

Troubled childhoods led them to - sell their bodies, but they found the strength to quit. Now, some - former prostitutes are sharing their stories in a new film.

Film panel aims to raise awareness of sex trade
by Jayette Bolinski | The State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL)

Illinois lawmakers have been invited to the showing of a new film about the sex trade in Chicago in an attempt to raise awareness about the matter locally, as well as two bills that are pending in the state legislature.