Black on Black Cinema

Chi-raq: Black on Black Cinema Ep75

January 12, 2016

This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew discuss the 2015 Spike Lee directed film, Chi-raq. Starring Teyonah Parris, Nick Cannon, and Angela Bassett as people caught up in the middle of gang violence in the South side of Chicago. Told in a satirical manner in the vein of the ancient greek Lysistrata story, Spike Lee attempts to give viewers a first row view to the ongoing violence and aftermaths in this American city.