Director Darryl Pitts

Watch it LIVE! 
Thursday, February 26th at 7pm
CAN-TV Cable Channel 21

The West Garfiled Park Youth Counsel is hosting their Weekly Television Show on Thursday, February 26th at 7:00pm on CAN-TV (Cable Channel 21). Watch it LIVE online at:

The show will be hosted by Rev. Walter Jones, Jr. of Fathers Who Care and the Special Guest will be Darryl Pitts, Director of Reel Black Love: Romance in Black Film.

Tune in to the Live Streaming and/or Call In to show Your Support!

Dial in phone:  312-738-1060

Live web streaming: 

  • Topics We Will Discuss:
  • Men Working to Promote a Safe and Drug Free Community
  • Men Mentoring Our Future Leaders
  • Men Bridging the Inter-Generational Gaps
  • State of  our Communities without Men
  • What is Black Love?

Chicago filmmaker Darryl Pitts interviewed over 60 actors, actresses, directors and producers for Reel Black Love, the fascinating 70 minute documentary on Black romance in the movies. Clips of favorite films show stars from Diahann Carroll to Larenz Tate, Leon (Robinson), Tyler Perry, Cynda Williams, Nia Long.

Here’s your chance to see the documentary Reel Black Love: Black Romance in Film for FREE
Wed. Feb. 25, 6-8pm at Bezazian Library

Admit it or not, we all learn about grownup love watching the movies. Darryl Pitts’ 70 minute documentary, Reel Black Love, spins an entrancing, flavorful history of African-American film romance. 

See a trailer for Reel Black Love:

A Chicago SouthSider and 20 year veteran of the TV and advertising industry, filmmaker Darryl Pitts intersperses his interviews with over 60 actors, actresses, directors among clips of favorite films. Many people leave his screenings saying, “I’d like to see some of these movies.” If they haven’t, many times, already! Nearly 100 people showed up at the Austin Town Hall Feb. 11 on the West Side for his presentation, co-sponsored by the Austin Weekly News and West Side Business Network.

REEL BLACK LOVE: Free film, all ages 6-8 p.m. Wed. Feb 25, 2015

Bezazian Public Library: 1226 West Ainslie St. , Chicago, IL 60640; phone (312) 744-0019