6:30 to 9:00 PM
Hostelling International Chicago J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Hostel
24 E. Congress Pkwy, Chicago
Second Floor Meeting Room
6:44 PM: Abdulai
(USA, Short Documentary, 15 min) Directed by Aidan Avery & Lane Brown
Abdulai is a portrait piece. Through the eyes of a village patriarch, this poetic and observational documentary short sets out to reveal the basis of joy and sense of community in Ekumfi-Atakwa, Ghana. While exploring both the strength and resilience found in this remote African village, the film shine light on the source of happiness from a new perspective.
Ghana native tongue with English subtitles
7:25 PM: UN FILS (A Son)
(Canada, Short Narrative, 20 min) Directed by Andre Gaumond
Produced in collaboration with the Quebec Association in Suicide Prevention, A son tells the story of a psychologist, Sebastien Huberdeau, who pushes a young boy to tell why he wanted to end his life. What he discovers will go beyond his expectations.
French with English subtitles
8:10 PM: FRIDAY
(UK, Short Narrative, 17 min) Directed by Seb Edwards
FRIDAY is the story of a teenager struggling to come to terms with the death of his mother on the one-year anniversary of the tragic event.
Community Movie Nights are a program of the Peace On Earth Film Festival based on the Dialogue for Peace Outreach Education Program (DFP), to date we have brought the DFP to over 7,000 students in 42 different schools within Cook County.