We’re happy to offer our DC readers the chance to attend a free early screening and Q&A for The Loyola Project, a captivating true story of civil rights and hoop dreams from acclaimed director Patrick Creadon.
SYNOPSIS: THE LOYOLA PROJECT, from acclaimed director Patrick Creadon, tells the story of the Loyola University Chicago Ramblers historic 1963 basketball season. At the height of the civil rights movement, the Ramblers broke racial barriers and changed college basketball forever. Now, nearly 60 years later, this legendary team is reexamined by current Loyola basketball player and co-captain, Lucas Williamson. Woven together with archival footage and modern-day interviews, this captivating story resonates with today’s continued struggle for equality.
The screening takes place on Tuesday, March 29th at 7:00pm at Landmark E Stree, and will be followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Patrick Creadon; narrator, co-writer, & Loyola Ramblers Captain 2021-22 Lucas Williamson; and USA Today’s Managing Editor for Sports Roxanna Scott.
If you would like to attend, simply send an email to [email protected]. Please remeember all screenings are first come first served and you will need to arrive early to ensure seating. Enjoy the show!