BlackStar Projects

Supporting Black, Brown and Indigenous film and media arts.

10th Anniversary Print Sale

New prints on the 15th, every month in 2021.

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Many Lumens

Listen to our new podcast.



The first issue of BlackStar’s new journal of film and visual culture is now on sale.



Help BlackStar shine and continue to uplift genre-defying work by Black, Brown, and Indigenous visual artists.

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Spring Programs

Upcoming events.


William and Louise Greaves Seminar

March 19 — 21
A three-day gathering for Black, Brown, and Indigenous artists working in cinematic realms.



February 21 – June 6, 2021
The Fabric Workshop and Museum and BlackStar are proud to present Revival!, an installation by artist Rashid Zakat.

Variety Show

BlackStar LIVE!

Every Friday Night in February
Our one-of-a-kind talk show returns with interviews, musical performances, films, sketch comedy, and much more.


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BlackStar Projects and our year-round programs are generously supported by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Annenberg School for Communication at University of Pennsylvania, Barra Foundation, CineReach, Ford Foundation/JustFilms, Independence Public Media Foundation, John D. and Catharine T. MacArthur Foundation, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation, Perspective Fund, Samuel S. Fels Fund, Surdna Foundation, William Penn Foundation, and Wyncote Foundation. We are also supported by our board of directors, community partners, and a host of generous individual donors and organizations.

To view partners of the annual festival visit this page.


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