Please join us for this Best of the Black Harvest Film pick, Chicago's premier festival for showcasing African American and the African diaspora.
Let the Little Light Shine
2022, Director Kevin Shaw
USA, 86 min.
Chicago 2017: After closing down dozens of public schools, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration sets out to shutter yet another, the top-ranked National Teachers Academy in the South Loop. But mother-professor-activist Elisabeth Greer and members of her community are fighting back. Filmmaker Kevin Shaw (a director on Steve James’ AMERICA TO ME) was on the ground for the entire riveting David vs. Goliath saga. As the film tracks this passionate group of parents and students rising up for their beloved elementary school, it also reveals the bracing realities of systemic racism and gentrification. Director Kevin Shaw scheduled to attend.
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