LAKEVIEW — The Music Box Theatre is kicking off its Black History Month celebration with a short film screening and five movies honoring multifaceted stories from Black artists and creators.
“Melanin, Roots, and Culture” opens Saturday at the Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave. Tyler Balentine, a film buff and Music Box employee, created the film series.
With assistance from Music Box Theatre’s assistant technical director and programmer, Rebecca Lyon, Balentine chose five flicks that “represented Black people in a multitude of ways, in all different roles,” Balentine said.
All five films were created by
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