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A still from When I Get Home. A Black man is riding a white horse down a road at night.
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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 …

A headshot of a Black woman at a podium.
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BlackStar Film Festival Announces 2018 Award Winners

BlackStar Film Festival proudly announces the winners of the 2018 Festival awards. The Festival, which took place August 2-5, 2018 in …

A still from Happy Birthday Marsha of Marsha P. Johnson on stage. She is wearing a red dress and a hat with flowers, and is smiling at the crowd.
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Announcing the 2018 BlackStar Film Festival Lineup

The seventh annual BlackStar Film Festival, announces its full lineup of films for the 2018 program. The celebration of black cinema …

A digitally-drawn flyer promoting the 7th Annual BlackStar Film Festival. The drawing is green, pink, and yellow.
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2018 BlackStar Film Festival to be Held in Philadelphia, August 2-5

Mark the calendar:  The seventh annual BlackStar Film Festival, celebrating independent black cinema returns to Philly Thursday, August 2 through Sunday, August …

A photo of 2018 BlackStar Film Festival staff, Maori is in the middle of the photo, the are two people to the left of her and two people to the right.
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BlackStar Film Festival Adds New Executive Staff

BlackStar has announced the appointment of Meg Onli as Festival Director and Patrice Worthy as Managing Director to join the …