On December 18, 2017, The HistoryMakers co-sponsored a select screening of 'Revival!' at the DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago, Illinois. 'Revival!' is a gospel fantasia and stylistic blend of Broadway musical and epic historical drama with Grammy nominees Chaka Khan, Mali Music, Michelle Williams, Siedah Garrett, Victoria Platt and many others. In attendance were the film's writer, Harry Lennix, and T'Keyah Crystal Keymah who starred in the film.
Harry Lennix is an accomplished film, television, and stage actor, who currently stars as Harold Cooper, Assistant Director of Counterterrorism for the FBI on the hit NBC series The Blacklist. He will next be seen as a guest star on the series spinoff, The Blacklist: Redemption. Moviegoers worldwide saw him in the Warner Brothers blockbuster Man of Steel as General Swanwick, a role he reprised in the sequel, Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice. Lennix received widespread critical acclaim and a Golden Satellite Award as Aaron in Julie Taymor’s Titus with Anthony Hopkins and Jessica Lange. Other film credits include State of Play, Across the Universe, the Oscar-winning Ray, Barbershop 2, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions and Love and Basketball. His television credits include recurring roles on Fox’s Dollhouse, HBO’s Little Britain, NBC’s ER, The CW’s Emily Owens, M.D., Diagnosis Murder and the critically acclaimed 24 as Walid Al-Rezani.
DuSable Museum of African American History
740 East 56th Place
Chicago, IL 60637