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Still from Eyes on the Prize: Hallowed Ground shows a Black family in a deceptively idyllic scene — two children having a picnic on one side of the lawn as a parent mows the other side. On the steps of the home stands the other parent, perhaps the mother, but their face is obscured by a an American flag represented in the colors of red, black, and green. The three people whose faces are visible are all looking up at something in the sky.
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Still from Eyes on the Prize: Hallowed Ground shows a Black family in a deceptively idyllic scene — two children having a picnic on one side of the lawn as a parent mows the other side. On the steps of the home stands the other parent, perhaps the mother, but their face is obscured by a an American flag represented in the colors of red, black, and green. The three people whose faces are visible are all looking up at something in the sky.
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BlackStar Launches Third Issue of Seen, Announces New Editor-In-Chief, Dessane Lopez Cassell

BlackStar Projects, producer of the BlackStar Film Festival, is proud to announce the launch of the third issue of Seen, …

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BlackStar and Xfinity Launch First-Ever Philadelphia Filmmaker Lab Cohort

(Philadelphia, PA — October 26, 2021) — BlackStar Projects, the premier organization celebrating visionary Black, Brown, and Indigenous film and media …



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