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Film Tue Feb 05 2013

Chicago Urban League's Black History Month Film Festival


The Chicago Urban League celebrates the black experience through cinema, with its second annual Black History Month Film Festival, a film festival designed to "educate, empower and inspire Chicago's African American community."

Beginning tomorrow, and throughout the month of February, films with subject matter that includes youth violence (Benji, directed by south side native Coodie Simmons) health and nutrition (Soul Food Junkies) and life for a troubled teen in inner-city Chicago (India of K-Town), will be screened for the community. Produced and directed by Chicago's own the Beverly Price Company, India is the story of "India," a girl whose life is changed by a chance meeting with Chicago fashion designer, Barbara Bates.

All film showings are free and open to the public, and will be screened at the Chicago Urban League's headquarters, 4510 S. Michigan Ave.; for reservations, please email Q&A sessions follow each viewing. For more information and a complete film schedule, visit the website for call 773-285-5800.

View a clip of India of K-Town here:


Moore / February 8, 2013 9:55 AM

Wow...its free!!! U can not beat that.

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