‘Kenyatta: Do Not Wait Your Turn’ Highlighted at Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Fest

August 24, 2023

Kenyatta Scene from Block Club Chicago

Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival is back next month for its 41st year.

This year’s festival kicks off Sept. 21 and will have 54 programs, including 42 feature films and 12 short-film programs, according to a press release from Chicago Filmmakers, which produces Reeling and turns 50 this year.

In addition to a slate of features, this year also has a slew of documentaries, including “Kenyatta: Do Not Wait Your Turn,” a film directed by Timothy Harris and produced by Al Roker Entertainment that tells the story of Malcolm Kenyatta, a Black gay man who grew up in North Philadelphia and makes a historic run for the U.S. Senate.

Reeling will then run through Oct. 8 with subsequent screenings at Landmarks’ Century Centre Cinema, 2828 N. Clark St., and the Chicago Filmmakers Firehouse Cinema, 1326 W. Hollywood Ave.

Read the whole article at Block Club Chicago.