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BlackStar Joins Palestinian Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel

BlackStar remains in solidarity with the Palestinian people, their ongoing resistance to genocide and settler colonialism, and the global call …

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BlackStar Projects Announces Mellon Foundation Grant

BlackStar Projects is pleased to announce the receipt of a grant in Arts & Culture from the Andrew W. Mellon …

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Filmmaker Anisia Uzeyman to Deliver Keynote on “Film Resistance” at BlackStar’s Greaves Seminar

(Palo Alto, CA — February 16, 2024) BlackStar Projects, the premier organization celebrating visionary Black, Brown, and Indigenous film and …

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BlackStar Projects Announces 2024 BlackStar Film Festival Dates

(Philadelphia, PA — January 11, 2024) — BlackStar Projects, the premier organization celebrating visionary Black, Brown, and Indigenous film and …

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BlackStar Celebrates Black, Brown, and Indigenous Luminaries at Inaugural Gala

Philadelphia, PA (December 5, 2023) — BlackStar Projects presented the 2023 BlackStar Luminary Awards at the inaugural Luminary Gala, held …

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On Strike for Palestine: Ways to Get Involved

In solidarity with and in support of the people of Palestine, BlackStar Projects is honoring the call for a Global …

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