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Chauncey -Theater 1
Wednesday, Feb 14, 2024 7:00 PM
A poet and a photographer navigate the Black arts scene in 1990s Chicago, both too cool to fully commit. But when she’s offered a job in New York City, can they hold onto each other?
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Admission Adult Evening - $11.50
Admission Seniors (60+) - $8.85
Admission Children (12 and younger) - $8.85
Admission Student - $8.85

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A Special Valentine's Day Screening

"Frankly romantic and erotic and smart."—Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

"The question that comes to mind... is, 'What took Hollywood so long to make a film like this?'"—Rosalind Bentley, Minneapolis Star Tribune

Darius (Larenz Tate) is a poet. Nina (Nia Long) is a photographer. Together they navigate the Black creative scene in 1990s Chicago as a couple with captivating chemistry who are both too cool to fully commit. But when she's offered a job in New York City, will their laissez-faire attitude prove their Achilles' heel? With an amazing jazz soundtrack, luscious cinematography, and impeccable vibes, this feature debut from writer/director Theodore Witcher stands among the best romances of the era.

Series Info
Series:African Diaspora
Film Info
Director:Theodore Witcher
Featuring:Larenz Tate, Nia Long, Bill Bellamy
Runtime:109 minutes
Year Released:1997
Production Country:USA