Events on August 6

View The Daily Jawn
Morning Show

The Daily Jawn

Virtual eventLivestream
Tune in for episode three of The Daily Jawn this Friday to catch interviews with filmmakers Naima Ramos-Chapman and Kym Allen, and special guest host Ethel Cee, plus more silliness from Perry "Vision" DiVirgilio. 
View The Inheritance
Feature Narrative

The Inheritance

Virtual eventVirtual

Ephraim Asili’s The Inheritance weaves the history of the West Philadelphia-based MOVE Organization, the Black Arts Movement, and a narrative based on the filmmaker’s younger years when he was a member of a Black radical collective.

View Homeroom
Feature Documentary


Virtual eventVirtual
Oakland High School’s class of 2020 confronts the developing pandemic while fighting to eliminate the school district’s police force amid nationwide demands for systemic change. Nominated for Best Feature Documentary.
View Love + Grit Podcast @ BlackStar

Love + Grit Podcast @ BlackStar

Virtual eventLivestream

Love + Grit is hosted by Laiya St. Clair, Rachel Ferguson and Justin Pizzi, with music by Philadelphia producer and DJ Dan “Dilemma” Thomas. Joining them in this special edition are Philadelphia filmmakers Nasya Jenkins (From Digital Divide to Digital Equity), Raishad Hardnett and Aidan Un (Sisters of the Soil) and Jeannine Cook, founder of Harriett’s Bookshop and Ida’s Bookshop. Love + Grit explores some of Philadelphia’s best-kept secrets and the locals repping Philly love on a national scale. Learn more about Love + Grit at

View Shorts: Phosphene
Short Documentary

Shorts: Phosphene

Between Starshine & Clay, In Place of Monuments, Letter From Your Far-Off Country, Process, San Diego

Virtual eventVirtual

Swirling, spiraling, luminous creative interventions.