Chicago premiere! Film Series : Black Harvest Film Festival 2018

Singleville

2018, Meleisha J. Edwards and Mary McCallum, USA, 68 min. With Tamiko Robinson Steele, Mary McCallum, Molly Breen.

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Show Times

  • Fri, Aug 24th 6:30pm
  • Sat, Aug 25th 8:30pm

Singledom sucks for three feisty ladies with stories to tell and male egos to skewer in this raucously funny mockumentary that boasts an all-female cast. Three bachelorette pals beat a clutch of contenders to become subjects of a low-budget documentary on single life. Number One is coming off a bad breakup; Two theoretically sets her sights on Brad Pitt; and Three was ditched by a longterm beau who wouldn't commit. Parody is the name of the game as filmmakers Edwards and McCallum conjure up a host of goofy male stereotypes in flashbacks, pickup scenarios, and TV show satires, including "Blackorette," the reality show "Creepers," and "Rap Stars of Love," with the three women gleefully trading off the male impersonations. DCP digital. (BS)

August 24: Co-directors Meleisha J. Edwards and Mary McCallum will appear for audience discussion. The female improv troupe, B.A.P.S. Comedy, will perform before the screening.

August 25: Co-director Mary McCallum will appear for audience discussion. Immediately following the screening, join us for The Singleville Connection, the Black Harvest Film Festival's version of Love Connection and The Dating Game featuring host, Art "Chat Daddy" Sims.