Daily Journal Staff Report
October 1, 2022
University Park — “The Shame of Chicago: The Segregation of an American City” explores the origins of the city’s wealth gap between its Black and white residents and will be one of the films featured at this year’s Chicago Southland International Film Festival from Oct. 13-15. Tickets are on sale now.
With the five-part documentary, director, community activist and Chicago native Bruce Orenstein blazes a trail and shines a light on injustices in Chicago’s real estate market that began after World War II.
“Shame of Chicago” is one of the many powerful films to be showcased during the Feature Film Competition of the Governors State University festival, which opens Oct. 13.