Filmmakers in person! Chicago premiere! Film Series : Black Harvest Film Festival 2018

Shorts program: Made in Chicago

2017-2018, Various directors, USA, 90 min.

Show Times

  • Sat, Aug 11th 5:15pm
  • Wed, Aug 15th 8:00pm

NOTE: Both screenings are now SOLD OUT!


Five films featuring Chicago talent: AN ODE TO HAROLD (2017, 11 min.) by Ashley Chrisman; THE COLLEGE GRADUATE (2017, 18 min.) by Terry Hines Jr.; TRAINING WHEELS (2018, 15 min.) by Sanicole; THE POLYAMORIST (2018, 24 min.) by Vick Lee; and IRON FIVE (2018, 22 min.) by Rino Liberatore.

August 11 & 15: Directors Ashley Chrisman (Wednesday only), Sanicole, Vick Lee, Rino Liberatore, and Terry Hines Jr. are scheduled to appear for audience discussion.

Noted broadcast personality La Donna Tittle will be honored with the Legacy Award on August 11. A complimentary reception will be held in the gallery/cafe for all ticket holders.

An Ode To Harold

An Ode To Harold

2017, Ashley Chrisman, USA, 11 min.

At her father's funeral, a young woman takes an unsentimental look back at their relationship. (MR)

The College Graduate

The College Graduate

2017, Terry Hines Jr., USA, 18 min.

Anxieties real and imagined plague a black college student who finds his identity obscured by a series of masks. (MR)

Training Wheels

Training Wheels

2018, Sanicole, USA, 15 min.

A father needs to prove himself when his little girl's bike is stolen. (MR)

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The Polyamorist

The Polyamorist

2018, Vick Lee, USA, 24 min.

With two men and one woman eager to bed her, Morgan is determined to pursue her love life on her own terms. (MR)

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Iron Five

Iron Five

2018, Rino Liberatore, USA, 22 min.

In 1963, the Loyola basketball team defied racial quotas and went on to play in what many consider the greatest NCAA final in history. (MR)