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CHICAGO, IL: Cinema Entertainment 10


  • Lawndale Cinemas Entertainment 10 3330 West Roosevelt Road Chicago, IL, 60624 United States (map)

DECEMBER 1-14
CINEMA ENTERTAINMENT 10

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lawndaletheatre.com/movies/for-ahkeem-2017

ABOUT:
From award-winning directors Jeremy S. Levine and Landon Van Soest, For Ahkeem is a coming-of-age story against the backdrop of Ferguson. After a school fight lands 17-year old Daje Shelton in a court-supervised alternative high school, she's determined to turn things around and make a better future for herself in her rough St. Louis neighborhood. But focusing on school is tough as she loses multiple friends to gun violence, falls in love for the first time, and becomes pregnant with a boy, Ahkeem, just as Ferguson erupts a few miles down the road. Through Jade’s intimate coming-of-age story, For Ahkeem illuminates challenges that many Black teenagers face in America today, and witnesses the strength, resilience, and determination it takes to survive