Gene Siskel Film Center

Strides for Peace’s Choose Hope Short Film Series

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The Choose Hope film series transports viewers to the frontlines of communities in Chicago facing the greatest challenges, providing a window into what is happening on the ground and introducing the hidden heroes who through their actions, choose hope, no matter the odds. After the program, join us for a panel discussion with filmmakers and community leaders followed by Q&A, moderated by Mary Stonor Saunders, Executive Director of Strides of Peace.


Meet the Filmmakers

Brandi Reed, LSHY Media (Lakeshorehy)

Patrick Mulvey, 5 x 12 Film

Andrew Mulvey, 5 x 12 Film


Community Leaders: Choosing Hope No Matter the Odds

Franklin Cosey-Gay, Executive Director of University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration’s Center for Youth Violence Prevention will help lead the discussion.

Matt DeMateo, Executive Director, New Life Centers of Chicagoland (Little Village)

Diane Latiker, Founder and Executive Director, Kids Off the Block (Roseland)

Autry Phillips, Executive Director Target Area Development Corp (Englewood)

The Choose Hope film series transports viewers to the frontlines of communities in Chicago facing the greatest challenges, providing a window into what is happening on the ground and introducing the hidden heroes who through their actions, choose hope, no matter the odds. After the program, join us for a panel discussion with filmmakers and community leaders followed by Q&A, moderated by Mary Stonor Saunders, Executive Director of Strides for Peace.

Meet the Filmmakers

Brandi Reed, LSHY Media (Lakeshorehy)

Patrick Mulvey, 5 x 12 Film

Andrew Ramsay, 5x12 Films

Community Leaders: Choosing Hope No Matter the Odds

Franklin Cosey-Gay, Executive Director of University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration’s Center for Youth Violence Prevention will help lead the discussion.

Matt DeMateo, Executive Director, New Life Centers of Chicagoland (Little Village)

Diane Latiker, Founder and Executive Director, Kids Off the Block (Roseland)

Autry Phillips, Executive Director Target Area Development Corp (Englewood)

 

RUN OF SHOW

Screening: Opening: Choose Hope Compilation: INSPIRATION, Meet the Filmmakers

 

Screening: 5 Films: Caring for Community, Community Leaders Panel, Filmmakers

I Grow Chicago: LOVE

New Life Centers: TOGETHER

MASS: FAMILY

Paving the Way: CHANGE

Target Area: CARE

 

Screening: Caring for Our Youth, Community Leaders Panel, Filmmakers

C.H.A.M.P.S.: EMPOWERMENT

BUILD: HEART

The BASE: RESILIENCE

West Town Bikes: GROWTH

Kids Off the Block: FAITH