In My Father’s House
Followed by a discussion with co-producer Jameka Autry and Martha Diaz
Dirs. Ricki Stern, Annie Sundberg. 2015, 93 mins. Digital projection. With Che “Rhymefest” Smith, Brian Tillman, Donnie Smith. Set against the crumbling landscape of Chicago’s battered south side, Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg’s documentary chronicles the year-long journey of Grammy-winning rapper Che “Rhymefest” Smith, from homelessness and alcoholism to self-discovery and redemption, as he reunites with his homeless father in a quest to reclaim his neighborhood and discover his true self as a father and son. Martha Diaz, co-curator of the جعلك تبدو series and founder and director of the Hip-Hop Education Center, will moderate the discussion following the film.