Showtime Screening Series: The Chi


Showtime Screening Series: The Chi

Includes a conversation with Lena Waithe, Alex Hibbert, Jacob Latimore, Jason Mitchell, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine & Yolonda Ross

Film Independent Presents the SHOWTIME® Screening Series

Created and executive produced by Emmy winner Lena Waithe (Master of None) and executive produced by Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe winner Common (Selma), the second season of The Chi premieres on Showtime on Sunday, April 7th. Set in Chicago (Waithe’s hometown), this sprawling and compelling drama focuses on a group of residents who become linked by coincidence but bonded by the need for connection and redemption. The Chi has one of the best casts in recent years; it includes Jason Mitchell (Straight Outta Compton), Jacob Latimore (Sleight), Alex Hibbert (Moonlight), Yolonda Ross (The Letdown), Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine (Queen of Katwe), Armando Riesco (Bull), Tiffany Boone (The Following), Barton Fitzpatrick, Shamon Brown Jr. and Michael V. Epps.

2019, 60 minutes, color, DCP | Written by Ayanna Floyd Davis & Lena Waithe; directed by Jet Wilkinson; with Jason Mitchell, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Jacob Latimore, Alex Hibbert, Yolonda Ross, Tiffany Boone, Armando Riesco, Barton Fitzpatrick, Shamon Brown Jr., and Michael V. Epps

Ticketing/Parking Information

Update, 3/27: This event is now open to the general public.

Film Independent Members can reserve screening tickets starting at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, March 20. | Screening tickets are free; limit two per Membership. | Proof of Member status is required to reserve tickets during advance reservation period.

Validated parking in theater garage, $3.00 for up to 4 hours. $2.00 every 15 minutes thereafter, up to a maximum of $14.00.

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets may be picked up on the day of the event, as early as 6:00 pm – look for Film Independent signage. Tickets are for general, unreserved theater seating. Ticketed guests must be in their seat(s) 15 minutes prior to the advertised start time or seat(s) may be released. Reservations do not guarantee entry, even with a ticket in hand. Entry/seating will be handled on a first come, first served basis. Tickets are nontransferable and can only be picked up by the individual who reserved them.

Event details and guest participation are subject to change or cancellation without prior notice.