help_outline Skip to main content
Shopping Cart
Date: 3/18/2021
Subject: Private Showing - Oscar-nominated film, Judas and the Black Messiah
From: Assistant Governor Talei Thompson

Movie Showing and Panel Discussion

It is with great joy that I invite you and members of your Rotary club to attend a STAR STUDDED panel discussion. 

We plan to have a wonderful evening with the stars of the Oscar-nominated film, Judas and the Black Messiah.

The Eventbrite registration, which is below, will be available at 12 noon

today. Please share!



The Maywood-Proviso Rotary Club is hosting a panel discussion!

We will discuss the Oscar nominated film, Judas and the Black Messiah.

(FYI, we have rented out two movie screens to watch the movie prior to the discussion.)



Sunday, March 21, 2021

Movie showtime - 3:30pm 

Panel discussion - 6:30pm - 8pm




Movie -  Yorktown theater, Lombard, IL

There are only 40 tickets available.

For Covid-19 safety reasons only 20 people will be allowed in each theater.

Please wear a mask and practice social distancing.
You must register in order to attend the movie. 
 Movie ticket link:


Panel Discussion - 

 Proviso East H.S in Fred Hampton’s hometown of Maywood, IL.

Mr. Hampton is a graduate of Proviso East.

His brother, Bill Hampton, was a faithful member of the Maywood-Proviso Rotary club until his death three years ago. 


How to participate:

There is a maximum of 50 people who will be allowed into the school’s auditorium for the discussion. The school is waiting to hear from the State of Illinois to see if we can increase the limit of 50. We will keep everyone updated.


We will broadcast the discussion via zoom and via Face Book Live on the Maywood-Proviso Rotary Club’s Face Book page. Here is the link to the club’s FB page:


Below is the link to register for the panel discussion.

You will be able to access the Eventbrite registration link today at 12 noon.

If you have any questions don’t hesitate to reach out. 

Discussion Link:


Below are members of the panel: “An evening with the stars.”


Fred Hampton Jr.

Chairman of the Black Panther Party Cubs.


Daniel Kaluuya: 

Oscar nominated for playing Fred Hampton.


Ryan Coogler:

Oscar nominated for Best Picture.

(He is the director of Judas and the Black Messiah, Creed and the Black Panther.)


Dominique Fishback:

The actress plays Fred’s girlfriend in the movie


Charles King:

Co- Producer 

Oscar nominated for Best Picture.


Shaka King:


Oscar nominated for Best Picture.


Mother Akua Njeri. 

(formerly known as Deborah Johnson. She is the mother of Fred Hampton Jr.)


Talei Thompson
Assistant Governor 2020-21

Rotary International District 6450, Inc.