Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Ebert Foundation Sponsor No Malice Film Contest for Illinois Children and Young Adults to Promote Racial Healing | Festivals and awards

Students will compete individually or in groups in three age groups: 11-14 years, 15-18 years and 19-21 years. Entries must be submitted by Friday April 30th. Live-action movies should be between three and seven minutes long. The minimum length of animated films is 45 seconds. For more information on the No Malice Film Contest, visit the official website of the Presidential Library and Abraham Lincoln Museum. Below is the full list of virtual events planned for the next two months, along with biographies of each estimated attendee …

SATURDAY 6 FEBRUARY 2021

TROY OSBORNE PRYOR PRESENTS “CREATE YOUR OWN CONTENT”

Troy Osborne Pryor is an American producer, host and actor. His work on stage, on camera and voiceover has led to award-winning content across multiple platforms, including collaborations with ABC, Warner Brothers, HGTV, DIY Network, TV One, and Aspire TV. Originally from Chicago, Troy is an advocate for connecting diverse local and unknown talent to mainstream content and media platforms through his production network, Creative Cypher. Pryor established Pryor Holdings in 2012 to include the brands: Troy Pryor Studios, Creative Cypher, Cypher Foundation, BLACC and Dark Berry Productions. This ecosystem brings together hundreds of artists, connecting them to resources and tools allowing the production of new content for major brands. Through these production agreements, Troy aims to support the expansion of Chicago’s multi-million dollar creative community, globally.

Register for the Zoom session here.

THURSDAY 11 FEBRUARY 2021

SCREENING OF “MAYA ANGELOU: AND ALWAYS I AM UP”

Poet, writer and eloquent performer, the life of Maya Angelou crossed the struggle for civil rights, the Harlem Writers Guild, the New Africa movement, the women’s movement and the cultural and political realignments of the 70s and 80s. Her first book , I know why the caged bird is singing, catapulted Dr Angelou onto the literary scene and became an international bestseller. She has appeared in numerous documentaries, talk shows, and feature films, received the Presidential Medal of Freedom and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, but shockingly never was the subject of her own feature. documentary footage.

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