Chicago premiere! Nicole Franklin in person! Film Series : Black Harvest Film Festival 2017

Title VII

2017, Nicole Franklin, USA, 72 min. With Chicava Honeychild, Fidel Vicioso.

Show Times

  • Wed, Aug 16th 6:15pm
  • Thu, Aug 17th 8:15pm

At first glance, the IT consulting firm at the heart of TITLE VII’s story seems the poster child for a successful minority business, but director Franklin unfolds a tense tale of deceit, double-dealing, and same-race discrimination that lurks beneath the sleek and glossy surface. CEO Hillary Kelsey (Honeychild) is having a bad day that starts with a racially motivated traffic stop. It gets worse when she meets her first job applicant of the day, Darryl (Vicioso), a suave Black executive who takes note of the firm’s strange lack of minority employees. Darryl has his own secrets, as do Kelsey and her cohorts, whose conflicts of interest and poisonous agendas threaten a corporate implosion. DCP digital. (BS)

Wednesday, August 16 & Thursday, August 17: Director Nicole Franklin is scheduled to appear for audience discussion at both screenings.

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