Chi-Voices Poetic Film Series Poets:
1.) Malcolm London
MALCOLM LONDON, called the Gil-Scott Heron of this generation by Cornel West, is a young Chicago poet, performer, activist and educator.
2.) Edye Deloch-Hughes
For over a decade, Edye has made her mark in the Advertising Industry as award-winning writer, producer, creative director and published author. She’s spread her creative wings at agencies such as, E. Morris Communications, Frankel Worldwide (now Arc), Burrell, R.J. Dale Advertising, Lois EJL and Brainstorm Communications. Her client list includes, Wal-Mart, Tyson Foods, American Family Insurance, OfficeMax, Verizon, Toyota, McDonald’s, L’Oreal, Alberto Culver, United States Postal Service, Albertson’s, ComEd, Voices for Illinois Children, March of Dimes, and Chicago Department of Public Health.
3.) Brea Harris
Brea Bandy-Hughes is a 19-year old poet, writer, actor and director. From Douglasville, GA but currently is going to school at Columbia College Chicago. As a sophomore she has already been in three short films and is currently filming a web series titled, “Lisa”. She hopes to continue creating socially responsible pieces of art to foster change.
4.) Brandon Holmes
Brandon Holmes is honored to be apart of Chi Voices Poetic Film Series. He is a recent graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he received his B.F.A in theatre performance. Brandon is not only an actor; he is an overall creative individual. Art is the essence of all things. Chicago credits include: Steppenwolf Theatre, Black Ensemble Theatre, Urban Theater company, Collaboraaction’s Sketchbook and Victory Gardens
One Minute Play Festival. “Using my craft to make a difference is all the power I need.