9th Annual

BlackStar Film Festival

August 20 – August 26, 2020 • Philadelphia • USA

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Performance

Revival!

Sep 20 • 3 PM ET
Part dance party, part live video art performance, Revival! is a celebration of the visual and sonic frequencies that are contained within and spill out of Black ecstatic experiences.

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Event

9th Annual BlackStar Film Festival

Aug 20 — 26
The 2020 BlackStar Film Festival schedule of films, panels, and special events.

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Event

BlackStar Pitch

Aug 19 • 12 PM ET
Our second annual pitch session featuring filmmakers of color proposing works-in-progress to an illustrious panel.


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Sponsors & Partners

The BlackStar Film Festival and our year-round programs are generously supported by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences, Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Annenberg School for Communication at University of Pennsylvania, Barra Foundation, British Film Council, CineReach, Color of Change, Ford Foundation/JustFilms, Impact Partners, Independent Public Media Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation, Netflix, PECO, Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development, Pennsylvania Humanities Council, Philadelphia Cultural Fund, Samuel S. Fels Fund, Sundance Institute, Surdna Foundation, WarnerMedia, and WHYY; as well as a generous host of members, media and community partners. 


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