Want to see Forest Whitaker while he's in town this Saturday for the Chicago International Film Festival Black Perspectives Tribute???? Well, you can! Check out my blog today at 4pm for a trivial question about Mr. Whitaker; the first two people to comment on the blog with the correct answer, will win a pair of tickets each to see Forest Whitaker in person! One lucky winner will win a pair of VIP tickets, which include the Tribute and the VIP afterparty, and the other will win tickets to the Tribute and Award Presentation.
Throughout his career, Forest Whitaker has displayed exceptional talent and versatility in Hollywood blockbusters, television, and acclaimed independent films, including The Last King of Scotland (for which he won an Oscar®), Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, Good Morning Vietnam, Bird, Platoon, and The Crying Game. The rich variety of his contributions to cinema have earned him the Festival's Career Achievement Award, placing him alongside such luminaries as Morgan Freeman, Spike Lee, Halle Berry, and Sidney Poitier. Join us as we celebrate this illustrious actor with film highlights from his most memorable performances, followed by a conversation about his career.
Black Perspectives Program
Founded in 1997 through collaboration with director Spike Lee, this program showcases films that celebrate the richness and diversity of black cultures around the world.
Here are the details:
7:30 pm Tribute
Saturday, October 9,
Chase Auditorium | 10 S. Dearborn St.
And, if you're not the lucky winner? Tickets are available for purchase. Get Your Tickets Here