Singer who wrote
Spanish version of
“America the Beautiful”
will appear with
One City Films
Sandra Antongiorgi, a rising Chicago artist known for her thought-provoking visual art and World, Latin and Neo-Soul music will be headlining a concert February 24 at SPACE in Evanston, as part of the film screening of One City Films’ F*** Your Hair, a new documentary about a local Latin American-owned craft brewery that became a symbol of resistance against then-Republican Presidential candidate, Donald Trump.
The event will feature a special performance of the rock-infused “America La Hermosa” (America the Beautiful), which Sandra translated and recorded for the documentary produced by One City Films, a Chicago-based film production company.
AMERICA LA HERMOSA | SANDRA ANTONGIORGI
WHO: Sandra Antongiorgi, multi-dimensional artist who recently opened and performed with gifted jazz, blues and soul singer Lizz Wright, and has opened for Wynonna Judd at the House of Blues
WHAT: A special musical performance following film screening of new documentary, “F*** Your Hair” (Chinga Tu Pelo)
WHERE: SPACE (one block east of the Purple Line Dempster station) 1245 Chicago Avenue
WHEN: February 24 at 7pm (doors open at 6 pm; film screening at 7 pm; live musical performance at 8pm)
TICKETS: Purchase tickets online
F*** Your Hair chronicles the amazing story of 5 Rabbit Cervecería, a craft microbrewery just south of Chicago, that stood up to Donald Trump, risked nearly everything in the process, and inspired Americans with their bold and enduring act of protest.
F*** YOUR HAIR TRAILER BY ONE CITY FILMS
About Sandra Antongiorgi
An accomplished musician and visual artist, Sandra Antongiorgi’s unique sound derives from a marriage of influences in Latin, Caribbean, Rumba, Jazz, Rock and Neo-Soul. She recently headlined City Winery Chicago’s first ever female-fronted Latin music concert; released hard copies of her self-titled Spanish EP; opened and performed with gifted Jazz/Blues/Soul/Gospel singer Lizz Wright; and was selected as Music Artist-in-Residence at MACLA (Movimiento De Arte y Cultura Latino Americana) in San Jose, California, headlining three consecutive concerts. | Sandra’s collaboration with One City Films resulted in a Spanish version of America the Beautiful, which she created specifically for the film.
About One City Films
One City Films is a Chicago-based media company that specializes in producing deeply captivating short-subject and feature-length documentary films as well as engaging commercial videos for corporations and brands. Visual storytellers by trade and passion, Jason Polevoi, Nick Jenkins, and Teddy Wachholz collectively have over 25 years of experience in the media production business, and the group has received 20+ nominations and won multiple individual Emmy awards for projects in categories ranging from writing to cinematography to editing.
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