Black Harvest Film Festival to Receive Esteem Award

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SAIC's Gene Siskel Film Center's (GSFC) Black Harvest Film Festival will receive an Esteem Award for Special Recognition. GSFC is being honored for its inclusion of films to promote understanding and awareness by/and for filmmakers of color, the LGBTQ communities, and people of color everywhere.

Since 2007, the Esteem Awards have honored local and national organizations and individuals for their continued efforts in supporting the African American and LGBTQ communities in the areas of entertainment, media, civil rights, business, and art. The honorees will receive their awards at the Fifth Annual Black Gay Pride Worship Service Brunch on July 7 at Lighthouse Church of Chicago.