Join the Gene Siskel Film Center on Monday, 11/16 at 4:30 PM CST for a Facebook Live Q&A with filmmakers Samuel Wofford (Director/Writer), Arthur Bey (Writer/Director), Maya Hooks (Co-Writer/Producer), Okema ("Seven") Gunnn (Director) and D'Tura Hale (Director) from the Shorts Program: The Chicago Connection.
Moderated by Troy Pryor, Co-chair, Black Harvest Community Council.
Five short films featuring Chicago talent.
A homeless man fights to survive the mean streets of Chicago’s River North. (Description courtesy of the director)
What’s an aspiring young Black actor to do when injustice looks her right in the face? (Description courtesy of the director)
A man sets out to visit a friend in need before it's too late, but the only route is by way of a highway infamous for its police checks. (Description courtesy of the director)
In this mystery thriller, a man must decide what he is willing to compromise to obtain his heart’s desire. (Description courtesy of the director)
This haunting documentary explores concepts of manhood and masculinity through society's taboos against male expressiveness. (Description courtesy of the director)