Shine Award

Member’s pick their favorite local film at the festival.

How to Vote

The BlackStar Shine Award is given to a Philadelphia-based filmmaker for a film that is at least a Philadelphia premiere. The award is voted upon by active BlackStar Members only.

The following titles are films that fit within this criteria. At the end of the festival, please rate each film with a score from 1-5 with ‘5’ representing your highest opinion. If you did not see the film, choose “N/A”. If at all possible do not share devices when voting. We will delete repeated IP addresses.

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