Starring: Angela Bassett, D.B. Sweeney, David Patrick Kelly, Jennifer Hudson, John Cusack, Nick Cannon, Samuel L. Jackson, Teyonah Parris, Wesley Snipes
Director: Spike Lee
Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play “Lysistrata” by Aristophanes. After the murder of a Child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago’s Southside creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world.