Shorts Program: Made in Chicago II
2014-16, Various directors, USA, 83 min.
- Fri, Aug 12th 6:00pm
- Tue, Aug 16th 8:15pm
Five more films featuring Chicago talent.
AUGUST 12 & 16: Director Jonathan Rhodes of HI MOM; director Angela Y. Dugan of JERMAINE; director Sandrel “Sanicole” Young of SIDE EFFECTS; and director Eleva Singleton and cast members of SHINEMEN will be present for audience discussion at both screenings. Award-winning journalist Art Norman, special contributor for NBC 5 Chicago, will moderate the discussion on Tuesday, August 16.
2016, Jonathan Rhodes, USA, 11 min. With Jalen Gilbert. Alana Grossman.
An interracial couple's relationship reaches a crisis when his mother comes to visit Chicago. (MR)
2014, Jason Honeycutt, USA, 8 min. With Cedric Young, Tyrone Phillips.
A true event inspired this story of an attempted mugging that has an unexpected outcome. (MR)
2015, Angela Y. Dugan, USA, 21 min. With Church Lockett, Jamal Poindexter.
Gun violence informs this South Side story centering on a father, his son, and a stolen bike. (MR)
2015, Eleva Singleton, USA, 24 min.
"Shoeshine technician" Bill Williams is the focus of this documentary tribute to an often misunderstood profession. (MR)
2016, Sanicole, USA, 19 min. With Kristin Ellis, Church Lockett.
Gifts have unintended consequences in this story of a makeup artist juggling two men in her life. (MR)