THE LION

THE LION

SYNOPSIS: The Lion tells the compelling story of arguably the nineteenth century’s most famous African-American civil rights activist, Frederick Douglass. Douglass rose from beginnings as a slave in Maryland to become a self-taught writer, publisher, orator,...
RED BIKE

RED BIKE

SYNOPSIS: What kind of future will you have living in these here United States? Remember when you were eleven years old and you had a bike, one that made you dream about a world bigger than the one in which you live? This is that memory. Except it is now. WEDNESDAY,...
DAYS OF DECISION – the music of Phil Ochs

DAYS OF DECISION – the music of Phil Ochs

SYNOPSIS: Join us for a virtual Phil Ochs tribute concert performed by award-winning Artistic Affiliate Zachary Stevenson (“Buddy” in The Buddy Holly Story). Featuring powerful songs and incredible stories, Zach reveals his personal journey into the music...
The Room – ALMA

The Room – ALMA

 SYNOPSIS: Working mom Alma has single-handedly raised her daughter, Angel, on tough love, home-cooked comida, and lots of prayers. But on the eve of the all-important SAT, Alma discovers her daughter isn’t at home studying. A sacrifice from Alma’s past...
Yes…My Name Is LUCY!

Yes…My Name Is LUCY!

SYNOPSIS: To earn extra cash, Sarah James, a young, struggling Black filmmaker, decorates the set for an upcoming documentary on the life of deceased Chicagoan and Civil Rights activist, Lucy Hassell Montgomery. While busily making last minute changes, Sarah has an...
A SHOT: #A Love Story Inspired by Black Lives Matter

A SHOT: #A Love Story Inspired by Black Lives Matter

SYNOPSIS: When Mrs. Nettie Morris (Wandachristine) goes to the storefront campaign office of congressional hopeful Jeffrey Talbott (Ian Paul Custer) determined to save her grandson from Chicago’s violent streets and incarceration with an ingenious plan – a...