Chicago Film Club: Screening of “Call Northside 777” with discussion afterward
May 20 @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Call Northside 777 (1948) is based on a true story and shot entirely on location in Chicago. James Stewart plays a newspaper man who tries to help a poor woman get her son out of jail, believing he is not guilty of the murder he was sent to prison for. Using old fashioned shoe leather and the latest technology, Stewart comes to believe justice has not been served.
Chicago Film Club
If you love classic movies, this is the club for you. You’ll have fun learning about the classical Hollywood period of filmmaking as well as interacting with other classic movie fans. Each movie will be introduced, providing important background information, to make the movie watching experience as enjoyable as possible. Q&A and discussion time after each film viewing will give everyone a chance to contribute their impressions and opinions. It will be like going to film school, but with no tests, quizzes, or finals!
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