2021

Festival Jurors



Experimental

Caroline Monnet
Filmmaker

David Hartt
Assistant Professor
Graduate Fine Arts
Stuart Weitzman School of Design,
University of Pennsylvania

Portia Cobbs
Associate Professor
Peck School of the Arts, Film, Video, Animation and New Genres,
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


Feature

Narrative

Dagmawi Woubshet
Ahuja Family Presidential
Associate Professor of English,
University of Pennsylvania

Rajendra Roy
The Celeste Bartos Chief Curator of Film,
Musuem of Modern Art

Tayarisha Poe
Filmmaker


Feature

Documentary

Asad Muhammad
Vice President of Impact and Engagement Strategy,
American Documentary (AmDoc)

Monika Navarro
Filmmaker & Senior Director of Artist Programs,
Firelight Media

Tracy Rector
Managing Director of Storytelling,
Nia Tero


Short

Documentary

Louis Massiah
Filmmaker & Executive Director,
Scribe Video Center

Rea Tajiri
Filmmaker, Visual Artist & Associate Professor
School of Theater, Film and Media Arts,
Temple University

Yance Ford
Filmmaker


Short

Narrative

D’Lo
Actor, Writer, Comedian

Jason Reynolds
Author & National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

Lynnée Denise
Artist, Scholar, Writer