Free Film Screening: 70 Acres in Chicago: Cabrini Green MAR 15


Home to thousands, misunderstood by millions, Cabrini Green once towered over Chicago’s most valuable neighborhoods. A looming reminder of inequality and poverty, Cabrini’s high-rises were demolished and an African-American community cleared to make room for another social experiment: mixed-income neighborhoods.

Shot over the course of 20-years, 70 Acres in Chicagodocuments this upheaval, from the razing of the first buildings in 1995, to the clashes in the mixed-income neighborhoods a decade later.

70 Acres in Chicago tells the volatile story of this hotly contested patch of land, while looking unflinchingly at race, class, and who has the right to live in the city.



Thu, March 15, 2018

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM MST

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