Film Screening: Chi-Raq

Chi-Raq
April 6, 2016

Friday, April 8, 6:30pm, SLB 127

Join the Yale Black Law Students Association, 2016 Yale Critical Race Theory Conference, African American Literature and the Law Reading Group, and the Lillian Goldman Law Library for a screening of Spike Lee’s “Chi-Raq.” Dinner will be served.

After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago’s Southside creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world.

A modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago.

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