FREE Comfort Film presents: Something to Say A #DirectedByWomen event, hosted by Chicago Reading Africa.
The program features three films converging ideas and identities of the US American South and the Global South.
Listen. The South’s got something to say…
Boneshaker dir: Frances Bodomo
An African family, lost in America, travels to a Louisiana church to cure its problem child.
Sweet, Sweet Country dir: Dehanza Rogers
Living in a small Southern town, 20 year-old refugee Ndizeye struggles to support not only herself, but the family she left behind in a Kenyan refugee camp. Her struggle becomes so much more when her family literally shows up at her doorstep.
Sweet Honey Chile’ dir: Talibah Newman
Honey is a kid entangled in his own imagination and fascination with embracing his identity in the wake of his grandfather’s recent and untimely death. When Honey seeks to honor his grandfather’s wishes with the help of a mystical neighborhood friend, Mr. Jolene, a spiritual adventure ensues.
Media: Digital Projection Totally free. A discussion will follow the screening.