Please note that this event is SOLD OUT. Featuring the announcement of the winners of The Richard and Ellen Sandor Family Black Harvest Film Festival Prize and a post-screening reception.
Friday, November 3, 7:00 p.m. (SOLD OUT) | Welcome to the 29th Black Harvest Film Festival! Join us for this presentation of select Black Harvest Film Festival short films and the announcement of the winners of The Richard and Ellen Sandor Family Black Harvest Film Festival Prize, followed by a lively reception.
2023, dir. Ivan Rome, USA, 9 min., In English / Format: Digital
A grandmother-grandson duo are on a quest for TikTok fame.
2023, dir. Tajana B. Williams, USA, 5 min., In English / Format: Digital
A cosmic love story.
SIX WINTERS GONE STILL
2023, dir. Justin Emeka, USA, 10 min., In English / Format: Digital
Shakespeare's Richard II is reimagined in a contemporary Black cultural context.
2023, dir. Jenn Shaw, USA, 12 min., In English / Format: Digital
A tween wrestles with ideals of perfection.
A MIND OF ITS OWN
2023, dir. C.C. Randle, USA, 13 min., In English / Format: Digital
A young woman makes a bold hairstyle change.
FOR THE CRIB
2023, dir. Lawrence Agyei, USA, 5 min., In English / Format: Digital
An intimate look at the South Shore Drill Team during the 2021 Bud Billiken Parade.
2023, dir. Joseph Douglas Elmhirst, Jamaica, 9 min., In English / Format: Digital
A Jamaican woman reflects cultural heritage as she makes a traditional dish.
EVENING HOST: LEEANN TROTTER
LeeAnn Trotter is NBC Chicago’s entertainment reporter, covering everything from celebrities to what's happening around town. She’s also a regular contributor to NBC Chicago’s "Making a Difference" segments.
$25 - Gene Siskel Film Center Members and SAIC students, faculty, and staff / $35 - students / $40 - General Audiences
The Film Center is ADA accessible. This presentation will be projected without open captions. The theater is hearing-loop equipped. For accessibility requests, please email firstname.lastname@example.org