Chicago connection! Filmmakers in person! Film Series : Black Harvest Film Festival 2016

Shorts Program: Made in Chicago II

2014-16, Various directors, USA, 83 min.

Show Times

  • 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.

Hi Mom

Hi Mom

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)

Intersection

Intersection

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)

Jermaine

Jermaine

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)

Shinemen

Shinemen

2015, Eleva Singleton, USA, 24 min.

"Shoeshine technician" Bill Williams is the focus of this documentary tribute to an often misunderstood profession. (MR)

Side Effects

Side Effects

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)