The Area – Englewood Premiere Film Screening – Dec. 3rd!

Posted: November 29, 2018 in Uncategorized

The Area Documentary is coming to Englewood, in partnership with Kennedy-King CollegeTeamwork Englewood and R.A.G.E – Resident Association of Greater Englewood

Post-screening discussion with:
Director David Schalliol
Protagonist/Co-producer Deborah Payne
Ay-Sha Butler of R.A.G.E.
Debra Thompson of the SW Federation of Block Clubs
Moderated by Nora Gaines of Kennedy King College

Free & open to the public. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.

Address: 740 W 63rd Street- U Building Theaterthe_area.jpg

THE AREA is a five-year odyssey of a South Side Chicago neighborhood, where more than 400 African-American families are being displaced by a multi-billion dollar freight company. The documentary film follows homeowner-turned-activist Deborah Payne, who vows to be “the last house standing,” and the Row Row Boys, teen friends who must start a new life across gang lines.

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