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Making Black Lives Matter: Chi-Raq

October 20, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
Making Black Lives Matter: Chi-Raq

5:30pm | Reception (snacks and cash bar)
6:30pm | Guest speakers
7pm | Film and post-movie Q&A

Presented in collaboration with The Amistad Center for Art & Culture and the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center.

Guest Speakers
Stacey Queen, Education Associate at The Amistad Center for Art & Culture
Stacy Pringle, Administrative & Curatorial Assistant at The Amistad Center for Art & Culture

Set against the backdrop of gang violence in contemporary Chicago, this comedic crime drama is adapted from the Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes in which women organize a sex strike to stop men from making war.

2015. USA. 127 min. Rated R. Starring Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Angela Bassett, Samuel L. Jackson, and John Cusack. Directed by Spike Lee.

$10 Regular Admission
$8 Members
$5 Students w/ID
Tickets are available for purchase at the door.



  1. October 2016 Events – Real Hartford - September 29, 2016

    […] Chi-Raq: reception, guest speaker, film, and post-movie Q&A at the Wadsworth Atheneum. $10 general admission. This starts at 5:30 p.m and is a collaboration with the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center and The Amistad Center for Arts & Culture. […]