January 17, 2022
4 - 7 pm
Greenline Performing Arts Center
29 E Garfield Blvd.
Hyde Park Art Center presents a Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration, a program including film screenings, poetry, and an artist discussion.
The program includes:
A poetry reading from Leslé Honore, an Afro-Latina poet, activist, and author of Fist & Fire.
A screening of The Black Archive Project: Chicago Uprisings 2020 by Resita Cox, who “uses filmmaking as a means to archive the Black experience and retrieve Black history that has been lost.”
A screening of Unapologetic, a film told through activists Bella Bahhs and Janaé Bonsu. This film takes a look into the Black Lives Matter movement.
The artist discussion will follow the films with O’Shay, Cox, Honore, and more.
The celebration will be presented in collaboration with Arts + Public Life and South Side Community Arts Center.