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Food & Film Monthly Screening Series: Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historic Black Colleges & Universities
The Gary International Black Film Festival and Chicago's Black Cinema House come together in partnership with Stanley Nelson’s film Tell Them We Are Rising at ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen! Thursday, June 28th 7-9PM join us for motion picture art and culinary adventure as we bring this powerful film to the center stage in our monthly Food & Film series. Each month come savor independent films paired with complimentary small tastings and refreshments from Arthouse: A Social Kitchen's emerging chefs.
ABOUT THE FILM
The story of Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) began before the Civil War and influenced the course of our nation yet remains one of America’s most important untold stories. A haven for Black intellectuals, artists and revolutionaries—and path of promise toward the American dream—Black colleges and universities have educated the architects of freedom movements and cultivated leaders in every field. They have been unapologetically Black for more than 150 years. For the first time ever, their story is told.
FREE ADMISSION | DONATIONS ACCEPTED. Doors open at 6PM.
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