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DAY FIVE: Chicago Film History at 57th Chicago International Film Festival, Oct. 17, 2021

CHICAGO – Day Five of the 57th Chicago International Film Festival (CIFF) will present a documentary on Oscar Micheaux, the originator of black filmmaking, who began in Chicago. (click OSCAR MICHEAUX for details), as well as a whole slate of films and events.

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  • South Side

    CHICAGO – One the brightest comedies set in Chicago is “South Side,” created by Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle. The pair moved the show from Comedy Central to HBO Max, and Season Two dropped for streaming on November 11th, 2021, with the same free-wheeling and hilarious misadventures of Simon and Kareme.

  • Colin in Black & White

    CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of appears on “The Morning Mess” with Dan Baker on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on November 4th, 2021, reviewing the new miniseries “Colin in Black & White” – regarding the early years of ex-NFL QB Colin Kaepernick – currently streaming on Netflix.

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