Event: Remembering Harold Washington-February 15

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HaroldWashington-ChicagoskylineNOTE: This event was rescheduled from February 15 due to weather.

Black Cinema House and South Side Projections are proud to present a screening of films about Mayor Harold Washington. Following the film will be a wide-ranging discussion with some of the people who made the films and other people who worked to get Washington elected. The screening includes the film  Running with the Mayor (Community TV Network, 1984, 12 min., DVD), created by Hispanic students of Chicago’s Community TV Network, which follows Washington on the campaign trail and asks whether Washington will be a force for change for Hispanic as well as African American residents.

In conversation: Javier Vargas, who worked on Running with the Mayor as a student; Bill Stamets, the director of Chicago Politics: A Theatre of Power; and others to be determined.

Where: Black Cinema House, 7200 S. Kimbark
When: Sunday, February 15, 4pm
How much: Free admission

Doors open at 1:30pm. Seating is limited, so we ask attendees to RSVP in advance. Please note that we cannot guarantee seats for attendees who do not RSVP.

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