Comfort Station, Elastic Arts, and Homeroom jointly present a film as part of Comfort Station’s Silent Films and Loud Music Series. The silent film Within Our Gates (1920) by Oscar Devereaux Micheaux will be screened with accompanying original music by Chicago composers and performers Paul Giallorenzo and Ben Lamar Gay. Micheaux, an author, film director and independent producer of more than 44 films, is regarded as the first ever major African-American feature filmmaker.
Cover is $10 to benefit the participating artists. Advance tickets are encouraged and can be purchased here.