OF THE GENE SISKEL FILM CENTERS BLACK HARVEST FILM FESTIVAL!
The Gene Siskel
Film Centers 20th Annual Black Harvest Film Festival (through August 28) is the
Midwests largest festival of the Black experience featuring movies from the
African diaspora, celebrating a milestone of 20 years.
closes with From Above (aka Chasing Shakespeare), a magic realist tale in Native
American myth and the poetic power of Shakespeare, unreeling in flashback as
William Ward (Danny Glover) and his cherished wife Venus (Tantoo Cardinal) face
a climactic experience one stormy night.
The DuSable Museum
is proud to be a supporter of the Black Harvest Film Festival! DuSable Museum
Members and friends will receive a discounted ticket price when purchasing
tickets in person at the Gene Siskel Film Center box office BEFORE the day of
the film. The code is DUSABLE.
The Black Harvest
Film Festival is supported by the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, and the
Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. Special thanks to
festival consultant Sergio Mims, our Black Harvest Community Council, and to the
many filmmakers who help make this festival possible.
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