Film Screening and Discussion: Scrappers: Recycling the American Dream

6 - 8 pm, free

Scrappers: Recycling the American Dream is a 2010 multi-award winning film documenting two metal scavengers weathering the 2008 financial collapse and crackdowns on undocumented immigrants, which jeopardize their means of providing for their families.

Co-Directed / Co-Produced by Chicagoans, Brian Ashby, Ben Kolak, Courtney Prokopas, who will be present to discuss the film following the screening.

This film screening is in conjunction with No Place Like Home an exhibitions of six emerging photographers curated by renowned artists Dawoud Bey. Thursday. January 5, 2012 6pm Free!

 Scrappers received two thumbs up!