Black Cinema House presents: 90 Days

Black Cinema House and Imani Pearls Community Development Foundation Presents: “90 Days” Friday, December 1  |  7:00-9:00 PM  |  Stony Island Arts Bank In honor of World AIDS Day, Black Cinema House and Imani Pearls Community Development Foundation collaborate to present “90 Days,”A riveting story of love, integrity and compassion, 90 DAYS explores a beautiful couple’s relationship… Learn More

Stephen Warwick presented by Lampo

Steven Warwick: Figuring Space (on the Mezzanine) is a special, two-day project from the Berlin-based artist, including a new audiovisual performance with texts by Elevator to Mezzanine, his project with media theorist DeForrest Brown Jr., and a performance-lecture-reading with writer Nora Khan. Here, Warwick remixes unreleased sound with material from Nadir, his 2016 release that… Learn More

A Different World: Screening and Discussion

Chicago! Please join Black Cinema House and Afrotrak as we screen episodes of “A Different World” Friday, December 8th! Stick around afterwards as we discuss rape culture, what success looks like through the eyes of young black people, HIV stigmatization, and identity struggles within black womanhood. Episodes: Season 2, ep 20 – “No Means No” Season 3,… Learn More

Work on the Sabbath featuring The Black Monks of Mississippi and Lawrence Agyei

The Black Monks of Mississippi is an experimental music collaboration founded in 2008 by Theaster Gates. The Black Monks are an order of musicians and singers who temporarily submit themselves to ideals of musical restraint and semi-strict adherence to the blues form. Lawrence Agyei is a Chicago-based photographer who’s work mainly deals with portraiture.  His work… Learn More

Work on the Sabbath featuring Gira Dahnee

Work on the Sabbath will feature musical artist Gira Dahnee. Dahnee believes that music is a passageway to the metaphysical realm. Her EP Future Geechee (2015) merges the genres of jazz, rock, and electro-experimental. Her sultry alto voice take listeners across lifetimes, reaching the purity of soul. She has opened for Marc De Clive-Lowe, David Boykin,… Learn More

Black Cinema House Presents: Pariah

Dee Rees’ break – out 2011 feature film, Pariah, features a teenager named Alike who lives in Brooklyn with her much younger sister and both witness the strained marriage of their parents. A lesbian whose self expression defies the heteronormative, Alike quietly embraces her identity, especially outside of her home, and begins to fall for… Learn More