REV. AL SHARPTON DOCUMENTARY “LOUDMOUTH” SCREENS AT THE CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ON OCT. 17—
Screening will be followed by moderated discussion with Sharpton and Director Josh Alexander
Chicago, IL (Friday, October 7, 2022) – Loudmouth, the documentary that explores the life of the civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton, will be showing at the AMC River East on Screen 11 on Monday, October 17th at 5:45pm as a part of the Chicago International Film Festival. Sharpton and the film’s director, Josh Alexander, will attend the screening and take part in a moderated discussion afterward.
The film chronicles more than 40 years of Rev. Sharpton’s journey to becoming both one of the recognizable Civil Rights leaders of today. From his early activism to his modern-day legacy, the film tells the story of his unrelenting commitment to fighting against systemic injustice, racism, and white supremacy in the United States. The documentary premiered as the closing film at the Tribeca Film Festival in June. It features in-depth interviews with Rev. Sharpton and never-before-seen footage. Written, directed, and produced by Josh Alexander. Produced by Daniel J. Chalfen, Mike Jackson, and Kedar Massenburg.
The Chicago International Film Festival is an annual film festival founded in 1964 and is North America’s longest-running competitive film festival.
Tickets to attend this event are $20 and can be purchased at https://www.chicagofilmfestival.com/film/loudmouth/.
- Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder and President of the National Action Network
- Josh Alexander, Director of Loudmouth
AMC River East, Screen 11
322 E Illinois St.
Chicago, IL 60611
Monday, October 17, 2022
About National Action Network (NAN)
National Action Network is one of the leading civil rights organizations in the Nation with chapters throughout the entire United States. Founded in 1991 by Reverend Al Sharpton, NAN works within the spirit and tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to promote a modern civil rights agenda that includes the fight for one standard of justice, decency, and equal opportunities for all people regardless of race, religion, nationality, or gender.
For more information go to www.nationalactionnetwork.net.