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Best of Black Harvest – West: Blueprint for Bronzeville

March 28, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Best of Black Harvest - Best of Bronzeville

Best of Black Harvest – West: Screening of Blueprint for Bronzeville

Blueprint for Bronzeville: Old lots, new documentary: Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side is awash with empty lots. Can one group of citizen activists change that by building affordable houses?

Special Guests: Filmmakers Arlen Parsa and Tristan Hanson will be present along with Valencia Hardy and Ken Williams from Housing Bronzeville, who are featured in the film.

The Gene Siskel Film Center brings the Best of Black Harvest Film Festival back to Garfield Park Conservatory this spring! New this year, the series of screenings will also include showings at the BBF Family Services (formerly known as Better Boys Foundation). The Best of Black Harvest Film Festival highlights films from past years. These screenings are made possible by generous support provided by Allstate.

Garfield Park Conservatory will also host screenings on April 18 and May 16.

BBF Family Services is hosting screenings on April 28 and May 11.

All screenings are FREE and include a post-film discussions with filmmakers and special guests. All ages, and especially teens, are all encouraged to come! Doors open at 5:30pm with screenings starting a 6pm and light refreshments will be served.


March 28, 2018
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Garfield Park Conservatory
300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago, IL 60624 United States