Quarantine Playlist, Chicago Made Edition!
March 26, 2020 by Screenmag
Here is a Chicago playlist curated for you by your friends at Screen Magazine, while you're snuggled up at home over the next few days. In no particular order...
Six episodes averaging six minutes each. Set across Chicago, the T follows Jo and Carter, a young trans woman and queer Black man, as they learn how to be best friends in the wake of their romantic relationship, and Jo's transition. Presented by OpenTV and Full Spectrum Features. Here's the first episode, and you can visit thetwebseries.com for the full sextet...
MINDING THE GAP
Got Hulu? Then you must set aside some time for MINDING THE GAP, the Academy Award-nominated film directed, produced, and edited by Bing Liu and produced by Diane Quon.
A woman goes for a jog and witnesses something she can't run away from. A tremendous fest run that included the Atlanta, Mill Valley, and Sidewalk Film Festivals, RUNNER is a 100% Chicago-made short film written and directed by first-time filmmaker Clare Cooney.
IT'S ALL GOOD
You deserve to laugh today. This raucous comedy from Chicago's FND Films is now available for your viewing pleasure on Amazon Prime, click here to watch. And here's the trailer...
You deserve to laugh some more. This 100% Chicago-made series launched the careers of Sam Bailey and Fatimah Asghar, and you'll see why...
Last but not least... MOONBEAMS
We will close the show with a gorgeous music video from the vault, directed by Sam Macon, now with Tessa Films.