Screening and Panel Discussion: "What Happened 2 Chocolate City"

Screening and Panel Discussion: "What Happened 2 Chocolate City"

Tue Jun 18

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

Union Stage

Advance GA $20 | Day of $25

This event is all ages

  • This is a seated show
  • Full dinner and drink menu available

What Happened 2 Chocolate City
What Happened 2 Chocolate City
MigKeb Productions presents What Happened 2 Chocolate City (WH2CC), a feature length documentary, exploring the rise and decline of one of our nation’s most prominent Black communities through the narrative of three individuals. John, Mike, and Zarina, each represent a generational experience many Black Washingtonians faced over the past century.  

For far too long, we have painted Washington DC with one brush and one narrative, depicting the city as a playground for political elites. What Happened 2 Chocolate City looks to unearth the multi-layered histories of Washington DC, the people that have been burdened by this American dream, and the disparities that exist between these two realities. 

By visually examining the repercussions of urban development and revitalization in the district, WH2CC will uncover the roots of Washington, DC, a district home to GoGo music, Mumbo Sauce, and legions of black artists and academics, and how they’ve come to be endangered.
Venue Information:
Union Stage
740 Water Street SW
Washington, DC, 20024
http://www.unionstage.com/