DC Readers: Attend A Free Screening Of ‘The Loyola Project’

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!

Travis Hopson has been reviewing movies before he even knew there was such a thing. Having grown up on a combination of bad '80s movies, pro wrestling, comic books, and hip-hop, Travis is uniquely positioned to geek out on just about everything under the sun. A vampire who walks during the day and refuses to sleep, Travis is the co-creator and lead writer for Punch Drunk Critics. He is also a contributor to Good Morning Washington, WBAL Morning News, and WETA Around Town. In the five minutes a day he's not working, Travis is also a voice actor, podcaster, and Twitch gamer. Travis is a voting member of the Critics Choice Association (CCA), Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA), and Late Night programmer for the Lakefront Film Festival.