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'Kevin's Room' screening Sept. 15
2018-09-06

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A viewing of the local groundbreaking film Kevin's Room will take place Saturday, Sept. 15, 6-9 p.m., at Optima Signature Apartments, 220 E. Illinois St., 20th floor.

The award-winning film Kevin's Room premeired on television in Chicago in 2001, on the UPN affiliate station Channel 50. Produced by the Chicago Department of Public Health, the film follows Kevin, a Black gay social worker who starts a gay men's support group. Attended by his friends and others, they discuss such issues as HIV testing, relationships, AIDS and sexual risk-taking among Black gay men.

In addition to the film, attendees will enjoy the ambiance of Optima Signature's theater and gourmet kitchen.

Carl Branch and Team Chicago Black Gay Men's Caucus are hosting the screening.

Admission is $25 each; visit www.eventbrite.com/e/sky-high-movie-a-kevins-room-viewing-tickets-49573258952 .


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