Events

Film screenings happen every Wednesday at 8pm

Outdoor Film screenings are at dusk (sundown) out on the Comfort Station lawn.

Music performances happen every Thursday at 7pm

Art openings happen the first Saturday of every month, and are displayed for the entirety of the month

All other events happen intermittently

 

Comfort Film CIMMFEST 2016 Festival screening: Songs of Redemption (2013)

  • Comfort Station 2579 North Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL, 60647 United States

Comfort Film and the Chicago International Movies and Music Festival (CIMMFest) 2016 Festival screening.

Songs of Redemption (2013)

Documentary
Directors: Miquel Galofré, Amanda Sans
Writer: Amanda Sans
Run Time: 78 mins
Media: Digital Projection

Plot: Jamaica is not generally known for a progressive penal system, but at Kingston’s notorious General Penitentiary inmates have access to musical training, a radio station, and recording facilities as part of a program officials credit with significantly reducing once-rampant violence within the imposing brick walls. Songs of Redemption goes inside "GP" to show how the ability to make music behind bars affects prisoners’ lives in providing not just a desperately needed creative outlet, but also a means to confront their violent pasts and to send a ska-, dub-, and reggae-inflected message of peace to the outside world.

In conjuction with (In)Justice for All Film Festival

Comfort Film is a venue for the 2016 Chicago International Movies and Music Festival.

All CIMMFEST screenings are free.

About CIMMFEST
This is CIMMfest, the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival—a four-day showcase of outstanding films, energetic concerts, visually stunning VJ/DJ sets, lively Q&A’s, daring live score performances, industry panels and presentations…anything to show just what movies and music mean to each other. CIMMfest was imagined and brought to life by musician Josh Chicoine (Cloudbirds, The M’s) and filmmaker Ilko Davidov (BulletProof Film). Neither knew what he was getting into at the start, but hundreds of films, thousands of attendees and countless incredible experiences later, CIMMfest is a publicized, respected Chicago fixture.