WTTW Community Cinema

Saturday, January 19 & February 16, 2019 • Free Admission • 2-4pm

Chicago Cultural Center, Claudia Cassidy Theater

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WTTW presents Community Cinema in partnership with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. Attend a free screening and discussion about an award-winning documentary every third Saturday of the month. For details, visit wttw.com/events.
 

Free Spirit Media Selections – Fuzzy Legs & Ahimsa

Fuzzy Legs & AhimsaSaturday, January 19
Screening & Discussion

WTTW & DCASE, in collaboration with Free Spirit Media are hosting a screening and discussion of Fuzzy Legs, a short coming of age story about a Pakistani American girl, and Ahimsa, a documentary highlighting the journey of five young Peace Builders during their travels to India. Please join us for a showcase of emerging creator produced content at the Chicago Cultural Center followed by a panel discussion of how film is a tool for outreach, education, and personal enrichment.

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Minding the Gap

Minding the GapSaturday, February 16
Screening & Discussion

WTTW, in partnership with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Kartemquin Films presents a FREE screening and Discussion of Minding the Gap. Welcome to Rockford, Illinois, in the heart of Rust-Belt America, home to debut filmmaker Bing Liu. With over 12 years of footage, Bing discovers connections between two of his skateboarder friends' volatile upbringings and the complexities of modern-day masculinity. As the film unfolds, Bing captures 23-year-old Zack’s tumultuous relationship with his girlfriend deteriorate after the birth of their son and 17-year-old Keire struggling with his racial identity as he faces new responsibilities following the death of his father. While navigating a difficult relationship between his camera and his friends, Bing weaves a story of generational forgiveness while exploring the precarious gap between childhood and adulthood.

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