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"Quiet Masters" Film Screening & Panel

  • Chicago Magic Lounge 5050 North Clark Street Chicago, IL, 60640 United States (map)



The Chicago Magic Round Table is proud to present a screening and panel discussion of “Quiet Masters: The History and Relevance of the Black Magical Artist” with producer/director Kenrick “Ice” McDonald and featured magician Tevell Rose.

This documentary contains important historical facts, an unprecedented cast and dynamic interviews with black magicians from around the world. Quiet Masters is now available on Amazon Prime Video. Witness their journey as the artists tell stories of their struggles and triumphs. The viewer will learn about artists like Henry “BOX” Brown, a slave who mailed himself to freedom; Fetaque Sanders, who excelled in magic during some of America’s darkest times; Ellen E. Armstrong from the first family of black magicians; and Richard Potter, who was born to a slave and her master, becoming the first American born professional magician.

Quiet Masters will also introduce to you, some of the world's current and future Black magical artists, who are making their mark on history. Producer/Director Kenrick Ice McDonald and Associate producer Tevell Rose, have traveled throughout the United States and parts of the world, collecting interviews for this ground breaking documentary.

Producer/Director - Master Magician Kenrick Ice McDonald, Two-time Entertainer of the Year and recently the 2018 Society of American Magicians' National Magic Hall of Fame Inductee, wanted to shine the light on what many see as unknown historical and current facts about the black magical artists. After three years of dedicated work, travel and interviews, Quiet Masters won the prestigious Award of Recognition from The Impact DOCS documentary festival. You are now able to see this entertaining and educational documentary that will make you smile, laugh, and even cry, on Amazon Prime Video.

"I am ecstatic to be finally releasing this documentary, and having the opportunity to show some wonderful artists, their talent and the journey through their magical life". -Kenrick “Ice” McDonald



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Earlier Event: November 6
Monthly Mezzanine Jam
Later Event: November 19
S.A.M. Assembly 3 Presents Ice McDonald