Shaft! at Ben’s Chili Bowl May 1

Ben’s Chili Bowl, a DC institution, hosts a monthly Classic Black Cinema Night; the next one is May 1: SHAFT! (1971), starring Richard Roundtree, directed by Gordon Parks, music by Isaac Hayes.


Film is free–but they encourage donations to Ben’s Chili Bowl Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit that supports local community groups is the city. Food is cheap!


Ben’s Chili Bowl Back Room / 1213 U Street NW
Monday, May 1

6:30 PM – Food and Film Introduction
7:00 – 9:00 PM – A Classic Black Film:  SHAFT!
9:00 PM – Film Discussion
9:30 PM – Retire to Ben’s Next Door

For the story of Shaft and its impact, listen to the Studio 360 feature, Shaft & Present.


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