Chicago connection! Filmmakers in person! Film Series : 21st Annual Black Harvest Film Festival 2015

Shorts Program: Made in Chicago I

2013-15, Various directors, USA, 84 min.

Show Times

  • Sun, Aug 9th 5:30pm
  • Thu, Aug 13th 8:15pm

Five films featuring Chicago talent.

AUGUST 9: Director Stephanie Graham of THE BLACK KID TABLE, director Lonnie Edwards and executive producer Michael Dolan of A FERGUSON STORY, director Derek Dow of BEYOND THE SOLE, director Robert Carnilius of HOW TO CATCH A CRIMINAL, and director Tiara Epps of THE CHICAGO BOYZ will be present for audience discussion.

AUGUST 13: director Tiara Epps of THE CHICAGO BOYZ, Tim Shaw and members of the Chicago Boyz, director Stephanie Graham of THE BLACK KID TABLE, director Lonnie Edwards and executive producer Michael Dolan of A FERGUSON STORY, and director Robert Carnilius of HOW TO CATCH A CRIMINAL will be present for audience discussion.

How To Catch a Criminal

How To Catch a Criminal

2015, Robert Carnilius, 6 min.

A mock-instructional video demonstrates the correct procedures for identifying and apprehending black lawbreakers in Robert Carnilius's sardonic HOW TO CATCH A CRIMINAL.

The Chicago Boyz

The Chicago Boyz

2013, Tiara Epps, 12 min.

In Tiara Epps’s inspiring THE CHICAGO BOYZ, a spectacular young acrobatics team vaults from the inner city to “America’s Got Talent.”

The Black Kid Table

The Black Kid Table

2015, Stephanie Graham, 11 min.

Stephanie Graham’s wincingly accurate film collects true stories about what you hear when you’re the only black person in the room.

Beyond the Sole

Beyond the Sole

2014, Derek Dow, 22 min.

Derek Dow talks about the importance of sneakers in his life.

A Ferguson Story

A Ferguson Story

2015, Lonnie Edwards, 33 min.

The events surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown are powerfully framed in Lonnie Edwards’s ambitious A FERGUSON STORY.