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Third Annual Silver Room Block Party Film Fest:
“The Bigger Picture: Chicago Black Media Showcase”
Presented by Cinema 53 as part of The Silver Room Block Party
A Black media boom is rippling across Chicago, with a growing number of festivals, series and programs springing up across the city, and longtime film venues expanding their platforms for new work. Cinema 53 celebrates this moment with a unique Black media showcase at the annual Silver Room Block Party - an incredible array of film and video works, plus local makers and media programmers on-site throughout the day. Featuring five distinct line-ups from Black Harvest, Collected Voices, Chicago South Side Film Festival, CIFF’s Black Perspectives and Open TV, plus highlights from the South Side Home Movie Project. Meet the directors, producers and programmers from every program on the red carpet at the photo-ready entrance booth in front of the Harper Theater. Free admission and free popcorn!
Please join us for a reading by poet Laura Goldstein and a presentation of work by artist Robert Chase Heishman preceded by pizza & LaCroix and followed by a conversation with the artists.
**Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event is being rescheduled. Sorry to keep you waiting! Stay tuned to this page for updates**