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Black History Month HOME MOVIE DAY

Saturday, February 1, 2014 ,  1PM

Hall Branch Library
4801 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60615 ‎ , go to map

Admissions: Free

Come out and celebrate African American History Month as the Chicago Public Library presents Home Movie Day, honoring the late Congressman Ralph H. Metcalfe as well as home movies shot on the south side of Chicago. The free event takes place on Saturday, February 1, at 1 p.m. at the Hall Branch Library, 4801 S. Michigan Ave.

Presented in association with DuSable Museum of African American History, Chicago Film Archives, South Side Home Movie Project at University of Chicago, The Forum and the Metcalfe Collection, the program features digitized home movies of the Congressman and family that were presented to the Library by Ralph Metcalfe Jr. The program will also feature highlights from the Chicago Film Archives’ Don Mcilvaine Collection, which features home movies from the famed Chicago muralist Don Mcllvaine (1930-2005).

In addition, participants are invited to drop off their 8mm, Super 8mm or 16mm home movies at the Hall Branch, now through January 24, so they can be digitized by the Chicago Film Archives for screening at the Home Movie Day event. For more information please contact the Chicago Film Archives at 312-243-1808.

The Chicago Public Library continues to encourage lifelong learning by welcoming all people and offering equal access to information, entertainment and knowledge through materials, programs and cutting-edge technology. Through its 80 locations, the Library provides free access to a rich collection of materials, both physical and digital, and presents the highest quality author discussions, exhibits and programs for children, teens and adults.  For more information, visit or call the Chicago Public Library at (312) 747-4050.

Hall Branch Library
4801 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60615 ‎
go to map