The national nonprofit organizaiton Social Change will host its social-change film festival, #ChangeFest, in three states: Illinois, California and New York.
In Illinois, it will take place Oct. 13-15 at the Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. Martin Luther King Dr.
The festival will feature:
29 films, including 16 world premieresone of which is from first-time filmmaker Monica Raymund, who stars as Gabriela Dawson in NBC's Chicago Fire;
Films with famous actors like Barkhad Abdi ( Captain Phillips ), Anthony Anderson ( from the hit show Black-ish ) and Eamonn Walker ( Oz; Chicago Fire ); and
the film Fear ( about Chicago's violence ), from local filmmaker Chan Smith.
See ChicagoSocialChange.org .