2022Doc10: ‘Let the Little Light Shine’ Illuminates at Doc10

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CHICAGO – Doc10, the yearly Chicago documentary film festival, is on DAY THREE on May 21st, 2022, with the films (click links) LET THE LITTLE LIGHT SHINE (1pm, see below), RIOTSVILLE USA (4pm), THE TERRITORY (6:30pm), and FIRE OF LOVE (9pm).

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”Let the Little Light Shine” is timely in the sense that public education is in the crosshairs of both conservative politics and the economic delineation of Chicago’s rapidly changing neighborhoods, that are challenging historically black districts. These issues come together in “Little Light … “ as activist parents try to save the near Southside, and mostly black, National Teachers Academy (NTA) … the City of Chicago wants to convert it from its current station as a high achieving grade school to a high school for the rapidly gentrifying (and mostly white) new residents. As the challenges mount, the principal, students and even Chance the Rapper gets involved, but will it be enough? Director Kevin Shaw, Producer Rachel Dickson and story participants will be in attendance for a post-film Q&A.

’Let the Little Light Shine’ is at Doc10 on May 21st, 2022
Photo credit: Doc10.org

The Doc10 Film premieres TEN highly curated documentary films in Chicago. Since 2015, Doc10 has developed a reputation as a premier festival on the awards circuit. The fest is curated by the Chicago Media Project (CMP), a nonprofit and member-supported organization that provides great documentary films and social impact media to Chicago, as well as nationally, to promote, foster interest and generate engagement for documentary projects through many unique avenues.

The 2022 DOC 10 Film Festival runs through May 22th, at the David Theater, 4614 North Lincoln, Chicago. For the DOC 10 website, click here.

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