CAAM offers mostly first run, thematically linked, award winning and critically acclaimed documentary films during the months of April, June, August, and November. A wide variety of films are presented with the opportunity for audience reflection after each film. Films @ CAAM series represent an eclectic span of topics including politics, music, education, art, history and sports, expounding upon rich and sometimes controversial themes. Films @ CAAM series are on Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m.
"Music is my Life, Politics My Mistress: The Story of Oscar Brown Jr."
(110 mins., 2011) Donnie L. Betts, Producer-Director
An intriguing story of an inspiring man never afraid to speak his mind. As a poet, playwright, musician, composer, lyricist, author and human rights activist, Brown led an extraordinary life and made great contributions along the way. Special guest celebrity host for the evening will be actor and fellow Chicago native Harry Lennix who will lead a Q&A session after the screening. RSVP (213) 744-2024.