Elevated Films, The Film Arcade, andWhole Foods launch the 2015 Summer Roof Top Film Series. The outdoor film series will kick off with the premiere of the Sundance selected PEOPLE PLACES THINGS at 7:30 PM, on Wednesday August 5, at the Lincoln Park Whole Foods Garage Rooftop located at 1550 N. Kingsbury in Chicago. Tickets are $15 per person and include the film, live music before the film, food samples and refreshments. Doors open at 7 PM, the event begins at 7:30 PM and the movie will start after sundown. Tickets are available through ElevatedFilmsEventBrite.
"Each event will screen an Independent film in an outdoor venue throughout the summer, our goal is to promote Chicago Film, community, and the arts while raising money for Chicago's youth arts programs," explained Susie Linker, Co-Founder of Elevated films.
Elevated Films is a non-profit organization. Their mission is to raise awareness and promote the arts in Chicago neighborhoods in a way that is approachable and affordable for everyone. All net profits from the event will be donated back to support a variety of Chicago's youth arts programs, like After School Matters and Apprentice LAB, a photography workshop for teens.
PEOPLE PLACES THINGS - Will Henry (Jemaine Clement) is a graphic novelist and professor in NYC. At his adorable twin girls' fifth birthday party, Will's life is turned upside down when he walks in on the mother of his children and longtime girlfriend, Charlie (Stephanie Allynne), with their friend Gary (Michael Chernus). One year later, Will is still alone and trying to put his life back together. He finds unexpected challenges when his talented student Kat (Jessica Williams) tries to set Will up with her accomplished mother Diane (Regina Hall). In this thoughtful comedy, Will is forced to navigate the unknown landscape of single fatherhood and dating in New York City, while remaining an inspiration for his students and coming to terms with himself both as a father as an artist. In theaters August 14.