11/13/21: A Celebration of Black Chicago

Join us for a special IN PERSON screening at the Bronzeville Historical Society, in partnership with South Side Projections!

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Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 2pm
Bronzeville Historical Society at the Parkway Ballroom
4455 S. Martin Luther King Dr., Suite 103
Free!
Masks required regardless of vaccination status

RSVP here

Media Burn Archive presents a small sampling of our wide array of videos highlighting Black life in Chicago. These videos will feature a variety of ordinary and extraordinary Chicagoans, such as Sen. Barack Obama, Harold Washington, Timuel Black, Jesse Jackson, Frankie Knuckles, Herb Kent, Richard Hunt, Nat “Sweetwater” Clifton, Carol Moseley Braun, the House-o-Matics, Aaron Freeman, Vernon Jarrett, Oscar Brown, Jr, the Barrett Sisters, Blind John Davis, and Big Bill Broonzy. Footage of the Bud Billiken parade, blues concerts, and neighborhood festivals in South Shore, Englewood, and Cabrini Green and more round out the program. (60 min. + Q&A)

After the screening, Media Burn’s executive director Sara Chapman and board member/media producer John Owens will be in conversation with Bronzeville Historical Society president Sherry Williams.

 

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