New short films ‘50 Wards: A Civic Mosaic’ seek to connect Chicagoans

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"50 Wards: A Civic Mosaic" from Lookingglass Theatre Company premieres Oct. 13. Lookingglass Theater Company
50 wards
"50 Wards: A Civic Mosaic" from Lookingglass Theatre Company premieres Oct. 13. Lookingglass Theater Company

New short films ‘50 Wards: A Civic Mosaic’ seek to connect Chicagoans

Chicago’s Lookingglass Theatre Company’s latest project compiles a series of short films, each telling a story from one of the city’s wards. The first five of 50 short films will premiere on Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. online.

GUESTS: Kareem Bandealy, Lookingglass Theatre Company ensemble member and artistic producer

J. Nicole Brooks, Lookingglass Theater Company ensemble member and playwright in residence