Screening: Open TV Tonight

Free
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Free, with RSVP. Two tickets maximum.

  • Edlis Neeson Theater
    First Floor, Accessible via the Griffin Entrance on Pearson Street
    220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
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Photos of 2018’s MCA Screen: Open TV Tonight. Photo: Jackie Rivas.
Photos of 2018’s MCA Screen: Open TV Tonight. Photo: Jackie Rivas.
Photos of 2018’s MCA Screen: Open TV Tonight. Photo: Jackie Rivas.
Photos of 2018’s MCA Screen: Open TV Tonight. Photo: Jackie Rivas.
Photos of 2018’s MCA Screen: Open TV Tonight. Photo: Jackie Rivas.

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Join intersectional web TV platform Open TV for the premiere of original pilots and series. In the style of The Late Show, watch new projects from the upcoming 2019 season, interviews with the creators, and questions and feedback from the audience with alternating live DJ sets in between.

MCA Screenings feature experimental works of contemporary cinema that expand traditional notions of moviegoing and are organized by Christy LeMaster, Assistant Curator of Public Programs.

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Open Television (OTV) is a platform for intersectional television. OTV’s mission marries research with artist and community development, focusing on showcasing artists who identify with multiple identities marginalized by the market and society. Because the internet has opened up television and art markets beyond New York and Los Angeles, OTV develops Chicago artists by helping them make and release original video and TV about diverse experiences online. OTV is currently incorporating as an incubator, creating an unprecedented pipeline to bigger entities by managing, producing, and exhibiting original work.