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

 

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Guest curator series Ytasha Womack

  • Comfort Station 2579 North Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL, 60647 United States (map)
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As part of our Guest curator series we welcome
Ytasha L. Womack as she presents

A Love Letter to the Ancestors From Chicago (2017) 
and
Akounak tedalat taha tazoughai (2015)
(Rain the Color of Blue with a Little Red in It)

A Love Letter to the Ancestors From Chicago

Plot: A love letter to the ancestors from the streets of the Windy City, this Afrofuturist short film demonstrates that rhythm and dance bridge all times and spaces.

Directed by Ytasha Womack
Featuring: 
YAHKIRAH BEARD
SARAH CIGAN
FANTA CELAH
GIRA DAHNEE
HAROLD DENNIS
JOSHUA ISHMON
KENNETH 'DJEDI' RUSSELL
OBI SOULSTAR
TIFF TAP

Media: Digital Projection
Runtime: 14 mins.

Rain the Color of Blue with a Little Red in It

Plot: A revolutionary story of guitars, motorcycles, cell phones, and the music of a new generation
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7FUMKO8vRA

Director: Christopher Kirkley
Writer: Christopher Kirkley
Stars: Fatimata Falo, Rhaicha Ibrahim, Ahmoudou Madassane

Media: Digital Projection
In Tuareg with English Sub-titles.
Runtime: 75mins. 


For the months of April and May the Guest curator series invites independent film programmers to Comfort Film to share their vision of what film means to them.

Free.
No BYOB please.

The Comfort Station Curator Series is programmed by Raul Benitez andNando Espinosa Herrera.