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BlackStar Film Festival Announces 11th Edition’s Award-Winners

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The eight fellows selected for the 2023 Philadelphia Filmmaker Lab are arranged side-by-side in a single banner graphic. All are facing the camera and are people of color.
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BlackStar Announces 2023 Philadelphia Filmmaker Lab Fellows, Expands Program to Include Both Directors and Producers

BlackStar Projects––the premier organization celebrating visionary Black, Brown, and Indigenous film and media artists––today announced the second class of the …

A photo of Bria and Bilal Motley, a Black father-daughter duo, they're standing in-front of a step-and-repeat that says "BlackStar Film Festival 2022." They are holding an award.
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BlackStar Film Festival Announces 11th Edition’s Award-Winners

BlackStar Projects—the premier organization celebrating visionary Black, Brown, and Indigenous film and media artists—is pleased to announce the award-winning films …

A photo of a Philly subway station. A woman is standing in front a three sheet poster display. The poster in the middle is advertising BlackStar Film Festival.
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11th BlackStar Film Festival Kicks Off August 3rd

BlackStar Projects, the premier organization celebrating visionary Black, Brown, and Indigenous film and media artists, is pleased to announce the …

BlackStar Film Festival August 3-7, 2022 written in bold letters in a violet, neon teal, and bright yellow color palette.
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BlackStar Projects Releases Full Schedule of Programs for 2022 Film Festival

BlackStar Projects, the premier organization celebrating visionary Black, Brown, and Indigenous film and media artists, is pleased to announce its …

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BlackStar Projects Launches Fourth Issue of Seen

BlackStar Projects—producer of the BlackStar Film Festival—is proud to announce the launch of the fourth issue of Seen, its twice-annual …

BlackStar Film Festival August 3-7, 2022 written in bold letters in a violet, neon teal, and bright yellow color palette.
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BlackStar Projects Announces Film Lineup for 2022 Festival

BlackStar Projects, the premier organization celebrating visionary Black, Brown, and Indigenous film and media artists, today announced the films selected …