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Disco documentary to screen June 15
2018-06-12

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The documentary Jewel's Catch One will screen Friday, June 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the Stony Island Arts Bank, 6760 S. Stony Island Ave.

Acquired by filmmaker Ava DuVernay for Array, Jewel's Catch One explores the legacy of the country's oldest Black-owned disco club as well as the life of businesswoman-activist Jewel Thais-Williams. Also, she provided safe spaces for LGBTQ, Black and AIDS-impacted communities in Los Angeles for four decades.

With CCH Pounder narrating, C. Fitz's debut documentary features interviews from Sharon Stone, Thelma Houston, Evelyn "Champagne" King, Sandra Bernhard, Congresswoman Maxine Waters and others.

For more on the free event, visit rebuild-foundation.org/event/jewels-catch-one/.


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