2021

Individual Donors & Members

We would like to thank the following individuals and families for their generous gifts to support BlackStar.

$1,000+

Luminary Circle

Amatus Ali
Anonymous
Charles and Annette Worthy
Denise M Brown
Dorian and Simone Missick
Evelyn Hsu
Irit Reinheimer
Jasmine & Sekou Campbell
Jonathan Kraus
Kimberly Brundidge
Maori Karmael Holmes
Margaret Harris
Rebecca Smyrl
Tarana J Burke
Ursula Kay Gilmore


Members

A Matter of Xpression II
A’Brianna Morgan
Aarati Kasturirangan
Aashim
Abby Shuman
AC
Adam Neuhaus
Adjoa Mante
Adrian
Adrien Gystere Peskine
Adrienne Chew
Aida Gashu
Aija
Aisha Evelyna
Akeesha Washington
Akiima Price
Mr. Alain Dennis Joinville
Alana
Aleni Pappas
Alex Klein
Alexander Alberro
Alexandra Avelin
Ms. Alexia Chororos
Alfi Nurdin
Alice Conconi
Alicia
Alisha
Allison Erdneka Budschalow
Alyssa Sepinwall
Amanda Branson Gill
Amanda Chin
Amanda J Hay
Amanda Sroka
Amani Morris
Amber
Amira Smith
Amrou Ibrahim
Amulya Makkapati
Amy Sadao
Ananya Malagi
André Lee
Andrea Herrera
Andrea Ogundele Gosfield
Andrea Williams
Andrew Hairston
Anéya Sousa
Angela Reginato
Angelic Marie Eneh-Ortiz
Angelique Scott
Anna Meira Neggaz
Anna Margarita
Annabelle Jellinek
Annalise Busekrus
Anne Esacove
Anne Ishii
Annmarie Naples
Anonymous
Anthony Harper
Anthony Tidd
Arie Esiri
Ariell Johnson
Asad Muhammad
Ash
Ashley Ijoema Omoma
Ashley Nguyen
Ashley Wabara
Atiya Slaughter
Autumn Meade
Ava
Avery
Aymar Jean
B Bigham
Barbara Attie
Barbara Marshall
Beatrice Zovich
Bedatri D.Choudhury
Bernadette Ziemba
Bernadine Hawes
Beth Jellinek
Bethany Stewart
Bill Bissell
Bjorn Henriques
Brad Saunders
Braden Lepisto
Bre’ann White
bree gant
Brenda Coughlin
Brenda Hernandez
Brian Maus
Brian Newman
Brittany Clemmons
Cait Green
Camden Copeland
Cameron Dichter
Cameron Riffle
Candace Broach
Candy M Slaughter
Caren Hosansky
Carlo Campbell
Caroline Ezzo
Carter Butler
Cathie Berrey
Cathryn Peirce
Cecilia Fries
Chantel Lucas
Chantelle Bateman
Charisse Lillie
Charles Carter
Charles Davis III
Charles Williams
Charlyn Griffith
Chau Klink
Chelsey Clark
Cheyenne Batista
Chon Cousins
Christine Broome
Christopher Conway
Cindie Hurley
Cindy Burstein
Clare Kobasa
Claudia Wilson
Colin Hines
Connie Rose
Corbett vs Dempsey
Corinne Warnshuis
Cornelius Moore
Courtney Dailey
Courtney Wilburn
Craig Terry
Cristina Sandolo
Cristine Paull
Cybee
Cybele Moon
Cymone
D. Austin
D’Lo
Da Saint
Dagmawi Woubshet
Dallas
Damani Baker
Damion Ward
Dan and Michelle Stoeckel
Dana Brandes-Simon
Dana Chee
Dani Fitzgerald
Dani Roomes
Daniel Tucker
Danielle Cassis
Danielle Garraway
Danny Orendorff
Daria Benson
Darian Patrick
Dartricia Rollins
Dawn
Dean Fryn
Deandra Witt
Debora Kodish
Deborah Thomas
Delpech
Denise Henderson
Devren Washington
Diane Murray
Dianna Cohen
Diversity in Cannes
Doris Berger
Dr. Alexandra E Leigh
Dr. Aronte Bennett
Dwayne Grannum
Dwight Dunston
Early Bird Films
Eb Featherstone
Echo Reid
Edward Crawford
Efe
Elizabeth M. Webb
Elizabeth Neuhaus-Booth
Elle R
Ellen Jacob
Ellen McGirt
Elliott Feldman
Emily Bunker & Daniel Tucker
Emily Cavanagh
Emily Letourneau


Emily Marquez
Emma Dill
Emma Eisenberg
Emma Fox
Eric Bai
Erica Jacobs
Erin
Eskender Woldeab
Esperanza Spalding
Mr. Eugene Lew
Eunice Levis
Eva Boodman
Ezra Nepon
Fadeke Castor
Faith Carter
Feather O Houstoun
Felicia Pride
Fern Ramoutar
Firelight Films
Gabrielle Badawy
Garland McLaurin
Garry Dorsainvil
Geneva White
George Lawrence
George McNeely
Geraldine Wang
Gerardine Aldamar
Germaine Ingram
Gerrick Kennedy
Gianni
Gigi Ady
Gloria Mayorga-Garcia
Gloria Rohlfs
Gwendolyn Simmons
Hallee Adelman
Hana Elkhazeen
Heather Gibson Moqtaderi
Heather Thoma
Herman Beavers
Hibbard
Hilary Beard
Ieshea Dandridge
Ina Cariño
Ines Vogelfang
Irma Mason
Isaac Silber
Jacob Hammes
Jacob Mazer
Jacquelynn Y. Orr
Jahmil
Jakeya Caruthers
James Johnson-Piett
James Kilgore
Janelle Edwards
Janelle Scales
Jasmin Carroll
Jasmine Syedullah
Mr. Jason Fitzroy Jeffers
Jason Gray
Jason Griesser
Jason Patience
Jazmine Harris-Branch
Jeannine A. Cook
Jeffery Haskins
Jeffrey C Kann
Jendayi Harmon
Jenna Spitz
Jennifer Jordan
Jennifer Wilson
Jeremiah Harper
Jeri
Jesse Cumming
Jessica Lingel
Jessica Murray
Jessica Sexton
Jesús Lasanta
Jill Saull
Jo Uhrich
Joel Farran
John Corbett
John Morrison
Johnica Rivers
Joi Orr
Jon Stout
Jonathan Krigger
Joseph Lewis, III
Joseph Taylor
Josh K
Joshua
Jourdain Searles
JP Paul Kalmeijer
Juan Colomina
Judilee Reed
Judith Peters
Judy Wicks
Jules Lucas
Juliana Reyes
Juliana Rowen Barton
Julie Rainbow
Jumoke Dada
Juna Keehn
June
Justin Williams
Kalyn Jacobs
Kameel Hall
Karen Hamilton
Karen Melton
Karen Orrick
Karen Redrobe
Karin Sorkin
Karla Roberts
Katherine Hovde
Kathleen Ogilvie Greene
Kathryn Howell
Katie Adams
Kaylend Manley
Ms. Kerri Park
Kevaughn Harvey
Kevin
Keyonna Butler
Khari McClelland
Kim Allison Fleisher
Kimberly Clarke
Kimberly Richardson
Kinjal Dave
Kinte Correll
Kirby Griffin
Mr. Kirwyn F Sutherland Jr.
Kojo Opare
Kolmel Love
Krissy Mahan
KT Benito
Kyra Pearson
LaDania McCaskill
LaKeisha Henderson
Lamar Brennan
Lamonia Brown
Lareina Phelan
Larisha Stone
Lashanda Hill
LaToya
Mx. Laura Goldstein
Laure Bender
Laurel Brown
Lauren Domino
Lauren Holland
Lauren Wright
Leah Downs
Leandra Santos
LEE Yahya
Leila Abdelrazaq
Leila Buck
Lela Jones
Leo Brooks
Leola Calzolai-Stewart
Lillian Ransijn
Lily Garcia
Lindsay
Lindsay Bedford
Lindsey Phillips
Lisa
Lisa Dougan
Liuba Williams
Liz
Lodi M
Louis Manon
Louis Ortiz
Louis Saddler
Luis Cocka
Lynette Vargas
M
Mable Bakali
Mackenzie Foy
Maddy Kane
Makeba Rainey
Malachi Lily
Mara Abera
Marcia Smith
Maria Santos
Marian Masone
Marion Cunningham
Marisa Musing
Mark Richards


Marnee Simon
Mary Bailey
Mary Jepson
Mary Rathman
Maryam Pugh
Maximino Rodriguez
Maya Thomas
Mckayla
Meg Onli
Megan Gangitano-Gurvis
Melissa Bisagni
Melissa Simpson
Mercedes Martinez
Michael B Gillespie
Michael Burns
Michael Butler
Michael Dennis
Michael Fichman
Michael Flöer
Michael Flöer
Michael Garden
Michael Gillespie
Michael Hunt
Michael Long
Michael Sponseller
Michael Wellenreiter
Michaela Lovegood
Michelle Greenberg
Michelle Sonsino
Michelle Taylor
Mieke D
Mike Maiorini
Mikhaile Solomon
Miki Poy
Millynn.w
Mishell Kneeland
Monica Campbell
Monica Ferreira
Monica Waits
Monique Perry
Mordecai Cargill
Mylon Medley
Mytili Jagannathan
Nabil Vinas
Mrs. Nadhege Ptah
Nadine Patterson
Naima
Nakita Joseph
Naomi Skoglund
Nataleah Hunter-Young
Nawshaba Siddiquee
Nicole Keys
Nicole Pollard
Nicole Wilson
Nikki Osborne
Nora M Alter
Nour
Nzadi Keita
Oceana Sawyer
Olivia Lapeyrolerie
Olivia Nelson
Omonivie Agboghidi
Pamela
Patrice Worthy
Patricia Collins
Patrick & Deloris Hogan
Patrick De Castro
Paul Farber
Paula Marincola
Pheralyn Dove
Ping Ping Feng
Quaintella Asberry
Queen Sheree
R Smith
Ra’anan Alexandrowicz
Rachel
Rachelle
Rae Shaw
Rahdi Taylor
Rahwa Asmerom
Rama Assaf-Smith
Ramona Patillo
Rea Tajiri
Reese Cogswell
Richard Perez
Rick Krajewski
Risë Wilson
Robert
Robert Grand
Rochelle Nichols-Solomon
Rochelle T
Rodd Houston
Roman Krivitsky
Rose Franzen
Ms. Rose L. Johnson
Roshmond Patten
Rupa Pillai
Sabrina “MAGiQ” Stewart
sahars121
Sam Katz
Samina Sattar
Sara
Sarah F Peoples
Sarah Lewis
Sarah Olson
Sean Flynn
Selina Morales
Shadia Fayne Wood
Shalonda Cornitcher
Shanel James
Shannon Healey
Shant
Sharif Lacey
Sharon Hardnett
Sharon Mullally
Shawn Holmes
Shawn Koyano
Shelly
Siara Slydell
Simi Esan
Simon Benjamin
SMART CORP
Sonny Kalsi
Sonya Kearney
Sophie Traub
Sreedevi Sripathy
Stacey Uy
Steffanie Blackmon
Stephanie Ayanian
Stephanie Baptist
Stephen Drain
Steve Vassor
Studio IQL
Sue Scheibler
Suruchi
Susan Pulongbarit
Susan Rutberg
Susan Shulman
Susan Wiencke
Suzi Analogue
Tabitha Jackson
Tahir Hemphill
Tajah Ebram
Takaaki Okada
Taneisheo Ferguson
Tania Hewes
Tanisha Cummings
Tanya Fonville
Tara Frye
Tatiana Suuta
Tayyib Smith
Tempest Carter
Terence Oliver
The Cobb Family
The Raboteau Family
Theresa Angela
Theresa Manley
Thomas Callahan
Thomasena Farrar
Tillie
Tim McFarlane
Timothy Day
Titiana Fonville
Tom Gangitano
Tom White
Tony Heriza
Tonya Pinkins
Tracy Landauer
Trina Middleton
Veialu Aila-Unsworth
Vernice Miller Travis
Veronica Stickelman
Ms. Whitney Muse
Mr. William Bissell
William Tucker
Xenobia Bailey
Yali P
Yolanda Beckers
Yusuf Siddiquee
Yvette Vega
Zachary Jeremiah


In-Kind Contributions

All Ages Productions
Andrea Pippins
Arthur Jafa
Ashley Clark
Cauleen Smith
Chi-Hui Yang
Chris Hastings
Dagmawi Woubshet
Damani Baker
Damon Davis
Deborah Thomas
Denise Beek
Elissa Blount Moorhead
Erin Christovale
Eugene Haynes
Fahamu Pecou
Garrett Bradley
Haile Gerima
Imani Perry
Iyabo Kwayana
Jason Reynolds
Kahlil Joseph
Kevin Jerome Everson
Kim Brundidge
Louis Massiah
Marcia Smith
Michelle Angela Ortiz
Patrisse Cullors
Pipeline Workspaces
Radha Blank
Rajendra Roy
Shawn Peters
Terence Nance
Tim Belknap
Tourmaline
Yance Ford