By Jasmin | Shadow and Act April 3, 2012 at 5:54PM
The American Dream, the indie drama directed by and starring Jamil Walker Smith as an aspiring filmmaker-turned-marine, makes its way to Chicago theaters April 4 and 5.
We've written about the film before, most recently when it screened at New Voices in Black Cinema Festival in Brooklyn. The special screenings at Chicago's ICE theaters will be followed by discussions with local scholars, screenwriters and directors, moderated by program director Floyd Webb or Cecilia Horde.
Screening details are below, followed by a look at the film's trailer: