#4TheQulture Fest

#4TheQulture Fest

#4theQultureFEST was a 3-day virtual experience celebrating the past, present and future of Pride in June 2020! Take a journey with us this evening as we honor the past of pride with a special DJ set by Audio Jack, a pop-up performance by THAIR, satirical stunts by the Unfriendly Black Hotties and experimental vibes from FUTUREHOOD and more — all hosted by Jenna Anast and Elijah McKinnon.

DAY ONE: THE PAST (JUNE 26)
Hosted by: Jenna Anast and Elijah McKinnon

Featured community organizations:
Affinity Health Care
Brave Space Alliance

DJ set by Audio Jack
Pop-up performance by Thair

Pop-up dance lessons by Darling Shear
Pop-up physical training lesson by T-Banks

Newscasts on COVID-19 and recent uprisings by Unfriendly Black Hotties presents “Hot Tea with the Hotties” with Kenzie Coulee, Bambi Banks-Coulee, Khloe Coulee and Dynasty Banks

Short film and musical experience by Futurehood presents “Black Proprograda” with Mister Wallace and Hijo Prodigo and more.

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LGBTQ+ centered organizations Reunion Chicago, Slo ‘Mo and OTV - Open Television are combining energies and resources to present an intergenerational and intersectional virtual Pride festival that celebrates, centers and advocates for Chicago Black LGBTQ+ artists, community and causes. Tapping into the talents of Black Chicago LGBTQ+ creatives and communities, this free three-day experience will take place June 26-28, the weekend Chicago Pride would traditionally take place, and air 7-10PM.

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Presented in partnership by AIDS Foundation Chicago, Howard Brown Health, Red Bull, Women's Connection and PrEP4Love.

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//#4THEQULTURE CREDITS//

DIRECTED BY:
ELIJAH MCKINNON

TECHNICAL DIRECTION BY:
CHRIS WALKER

EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY
AIDS FOUNDATION CHICAGO
WOMEN’S CONNECTION
PREP4LOVE

PRODUCED BY:
REUNION CHICAGO

CO-PRODUCED BY:
OTV - OPEN TELEVISION
SLO ‘MO

VOICEOVER BY:
TRISTEN WHIINFIELD

FEATURING:
JENNA ANAST // CO-HOST
ELIJAH MCKINNON // CO-HOST

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY BY:
DEMETRIUS BARRY
MILES BLAKELY

EDITED BY:
DEMETRIUS BARRY
MILES BLAKELY
ELIJAH MKCINNON

VFX ARTIST:
MILES BLAKELY

ART DIRECTOR:
ELIJAH MCKINNON

PRODUCTION MANAGER
KIRSTEN KAZA

PRODUCTION DESIGNER
ELIJAH MCKINNON

CO-HOST HAIR & MAKE UP ARTIST
DAVID IAN GRANT

CO-HOST WARDROBE
JUSTIN LEBLANC DESIGN

//SPECIAL THANKS//
AIDS FOUNDATION CHICAGO
WOMEN’S CONNECTION
PREP4LOVE
EQUALITY ILLINOIS
REDBULL
HOWARD BROWN
REUNION CHICAGO
SLO MO
OTV - OPEN TELEVISION
AFFINITY CARE SERVICES
BRAVE SPACE ALLIANCE
LET US BREATHE COLLECTIVE
QUEERING THE PARKS
PEOPLE WHO CARE
NEW CULTURE

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