Available virtually November 21-27.
Six stories of culture, Black femininity, self-expression, and survival, SISTERS IN SCENE is a powerful program made by Black female filmmakers. In CURRENCY, Lucretia Stinnette compassionately deptics stability and survival in sex work (13 min.). When the condom breaks in Halima Lucas’ charming PLAN LMNOP, Jo and Rashaad unpack their anxieties (6 min.). In Shayla Racquel’s darkly comedic thriller THE LIFTED, rescue meets revenge when two girlfriends tail a suspicious Lyft driver (24 min.). Akilah Walker glimpses into the psyche and isolation of a Black woman living in Hollywood with IVAR TUNNEL: SHOOK ONES (10 min.). From Burkina Faso, filmmaker Leslie TÔ portrays a father and daughter relationship from the point of view of young Miriam in EN ROUTE (9 min.). And in LITTLE TRUMPET, Megan Trufant Tillman powerfully explores boyhood and the Black coming-of-age story in a new light (30 min.). Content consideration: mature language and imagery, sexual assault. Available virtually November 21-27.
Black Harvest Film Festival: Chicago’s annual showcase for films that celebrate, explore and share the Black, African American and African Diaspora experience. The Festival curates both short and feature length films, proudly presenting influential auteurs and emerging filmmakers of color side by side. View full festival lineup.
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