The partnership between Collected Voices and the Phantom Gallery Chicago Network will serve as Collected Voices’ first fundraiser during the Bronzeville Summer Nights Art District Trolley Tour on Friday July 15, 2016. The screening and fundraiser is a pre-launch to the CV Film Festival that begins in August and runs through October 2016.
COLLECTED VOICES POP UP SCREENING AT BRONZEVILLE ARTIST LOFTS, SECOND FLOOR EXHIBITION SPACE.
Dark Exodus: Subjected to Jim Crow laws and an overtly racist white population that still sees Blacks as property, an African American family in the South sends its sons away to a better life. Visualizing the migration of African Americans from the rural South to the urban, industrial North in sepia tones, director Iverson White’s period film captures the atmosphere of early 20th century America. 28 min Fiction; directed by Iverson White
Sounds of Exodus: An Ode to the Great Migration: A short film from the critically acclaimed award winning filmmaker Lonnie Edwards paying homage to the evolution of music birthed through the Great Migration. 3:17 min Doc; directed by Lonnie Edwards
The Talk: A father, a son and a life or death conversation. 7:22 min Fiction; directed by Justin Vaughnn
Do Police Have More Rights Than Juveniles? One South Side Family's Rare Victory Against Misconduct: In 2007 Donna Moore’s 11-year-old son and 13-year-old daughter were assaulted by an off-duty Chicago cop. The city settled with the South Side mother in 2011, awarding her family $100,000. Real Chi Youth spoke with Moore and others to understand the impact of police misconduct against juveniles. 4:45min Doc; produced by Free Spirit Media, Directed by Chelsea Berry
Strange Fruit: A reinterpretation of the poem by Abel Meeropol in modern times, October travels down Middle American Main Street and finds himself trapped in a fatal cycle. At the end of the day,
Who is to Blame? The Fruit or the Root? 10 min Fiction; directed by Shay Riddick
Watch the trailer here: Strange Fruit trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOFCVDxkldE
Friday, July 15, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 10:30 PM (CDT) - Add to Calendar
Phantom Gallery Chicago Network- Room 205
436 East 47th Street, Chicago, IL 60653
Space is limited.- Mixologist Alan Emerson Hicks