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Relief Funds and Resources for Artists Amidst COVID-19

As filmmakers, artists, and media makers of color navigate the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, we’re compiling emergency funds and other resources …

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Major New Grants and Full-Time Staff Announced

The BlackStar Film Festival is pleased to announce several new developments that highlight our growth as the world’s premier celebration …

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Watch: 9 Short Films to Watch With Kids

Looking for something to do with the kids while you’re stuck at home? We’ve got you covered! Here’s a list …

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2019 Festival Award Winners Announced

The BlackStar Film Festival (BlackStar)  announced the winners of the 2019 Festival awards. The Festival, which took place August 1-4, …

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Press Release

2019 Closing Night Film Announced

The BlackStar Film Festival (BlackStar) is thrilled to announce the Philadelphia premiere of When I Get Home, a film from visual …

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BlackStar to Bring Common Field Convening to Philadelphia

We are proud to announce our partnership with Common Field — a national network of experimental, independent, visual arts organizations …