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High Chicago

  • Jun 15, 2012 · 7:00 PM
  • Museum of Fine Arts

High Chicago by Alfons Adetuyi (US, 2011, 98 min.). High Chicago is a gritty drama about Sam, a husband and father, in the grip of a serious gambling addiction. When Sam loses his job, he sees it as an opportunity to make his dream come true: opening a drive-in movie theater in Africa. Desperate to support his family and keep his dream alive, Sam almost destroys everything with his compulsive gambling. A discussion with director Alfons Adetuyi and writer Robert Adetuyi follows screening.

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"Audience Choice Award" winner - REELWORLD - Toronto Boston Roxbury International Film Festival, 2012


Compelling, well, acted and well crafted, “High Chicago” is one of those movies that, once you see it, you wonder how any American distributor can let it get away...Consistently engrossing with a multi layered plot, “High Chicago,” is an intelligent screenplay... composer Frank Fitzpatrick beautifully weaves in a slice of Motown music with African drums, setting a relatable and emotional score...This serious-minded, but lively film is distinguished by an exceptional performance by British actor Colin Salmon.-Samantha Ofole-Prince, Caribpress News-Magazine

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