The international phenomenon of house music owes its existence to the basement clubs of 1980's Chicago, but many Chicagoans are unaware of their city's underground legacy. "Home Sweet House" reveals a thriving Chicago house scene hidden in plain sight. From a footworking battle on the South Side to a night out at a legendary North Side club, the film takes viewers to the city's most hallowed house hotspots. Interviews with DJs, promoters, producers, dancers, and record store clerks--all set to a soundtrack of authentic underground Chicago tracks--answer the ultimate question that surrounds this legendary subculture: Why Chicago?

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