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BACinema: Eleven P.M.

September 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm


A slow delta blues song realized by David Lynch may be the best way to describe this wholly unique and cinematically innovative drama from 1928 (or 1929 or 1930; as with the film’s meaning, the year of release is something of a mystery). A poor street violinist, Sundaisy (played by Writer/Director Richard Maurice), pledges to protect an orphan from preying small-time hoodlums only to fall victim to his own naiveté. A surreal melodrama that may or may not be all the dream of a struggling writer, the plot culminates in one of the most bizarre endings in film history. Not to be missed, this recent discovery shines a light on the small but powerful body of work by Richard Maurice, a little-known African American independent director working in 1920s Detroit. Black & White, Silent 60 Minutes

SPECIAL EVENT – Featuring musical accompaniment from renowned local organist Jay Warren!
Eleven P.M. is being co-presented with South Side Projections

Wednesday, September 18 at 7:30PM
TICKETS $6 • $5 BAC Members


September 18, 2019
7:30 pm
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Beverly Arts Center
2407 W. 111th St.
Chicago, 60655
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