All Access Pass • Access to all festival screenings, including virtual screenings and in-person outdoor screenings. Buy ($125)
Virtual Pass • Access to all virtual screenings. Buy ($100)
BlackStar @ the Mann • Access to all outdoor screenings on Sunday, August 8, at the Mann in Philadelphia. Buy ($45)
10‑Ticket Bundle • Buy a bundle of 10 virtual tickets and save. Unlock any 10 individual virtual screenings. Buy ($45)
Individual Tickets • Looking to watch a single feature or shorts program online? Explore our schedule and buy individual tickets directly for the program of your choosing. Buy ($5)
All requests for media credentials must be submitted online using this form or via email with full contact information including media source to: email@example.com
Please note the following policies:
If you are approved to cover BlackStar, a confirmation and detailed information regarding your press credentials will be sent to you by email along with instructions for online registration. Once you activate your account you will have access to all films playing online during the 2021 BlackStar Film Festival for an extended period of time, as well as in-person events in Philadelphia. Further information will be sent with confirmed press credentials.
All requests for industry passes must be submitted online using this form. The cost of an Industry Pass this year is $400.
Please note the following policies:
If you are approved, a confirmation and information regarding purchasing a pass will be sent to you by email. Once you purchase your pass you will have access to all films playing during the 2021 BlackStar Film Festival online for an extended period of time, as well as in-person events in Philadelphia.
From August 4-7, between 9 am and 5 pm ET, All Access Passes can be picked up in person at the BlackStar satellite office located at The Study at 20 S 33rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19104. On August 8 all passes must be picked up directly at the Mann. When picking up your pass, please have your pass QR code ready, which you can access by visiting festival.blackstarfest.org/passes and clicking “show barcode.”
$125 All-Access pass (access to all virtual and in-person events)
$100 Virtual pass (access to all virtual events)
$45 BlackStar @ the Mann Pass (access to all in-person screenings on August 8)
$5 Individual tickets for virtual screenings
$45 Ten-ticket bundle (choose any ten virtual screenings)
Yes, you will need to create an account in order to view the virtual film festival. When you purchase a pass or ticket you will be prompted to create your account. You can view your account information at anytime after by logging in at festival.blackstarfest.org/login.
BlackStar is offering a 50% discount to youth (ages 13 to 21) and seniors (ages 55 and above) for BlackStar @ the Mann, happening August 8 at the Mann Center for Performing Arts in Philadelphia. To use the discount enter the code “youthsenior” at checkout when purchasing a BlackStar @ the Mann pass. When arriving at the venue you may be asked to verify your age.* Note that the code will only work on purchases of a BlackStar @ the Mann pass and there are no other youth or senior discounts available.
*All children 12 and under are admitted free to this event and do not require a pass or ticket to enter.
BlackStar is offering ACCESS cardholders individual tickets to the virtual festival and BlackStar @ the Mann passes, happening on August 8 at the Mann Center for Performing Arts for $2.00. To receive the discounted tickets or pass, use the discount code “ACCAR21” at checkout when purchasing an individual ticket or BlackStar @ the Mann pass. When arriving at BlackStar @ the Mann, you may be asked to present your ACCESS card at entry.
Your pass is immediately available after purchase or at the start of the festival. An All-Access or Virtual Pass will work until the end of the festival on August 8. A BlackStar @ the Mann pass will only work in-person on Sunday, August 8, at the Mann Center in Philadelphia.