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.
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.