Jun. 1, 2021 10:53 am
Residents will explore ‘Places of Power’ in Norris Square
What if 360 camera technology, augmented and virtual reality — which were developed for commercial use — could be a platform for community storytelling? That's what filmmaker Anula Shetty and members of Norris Square's community gardens are documenting.
May 24, 2021 9:51 am
‘We Breathe, We Live: Brotherly Love Protest Stories’ part of ongoing dialogue about race and policing in U.S.
Glenn Holsten's film for Philly's EMOC brings together seven men of various backgrounds, ages and experiences to share their thoughts one year after the killing of George Floyd. Watch it tonight (May 24) at 9 p.m. on WHYY-TV.
Jul. 29, 2019 12:00 pm
‘Expanding Sanctuary’ is a success story. And a record of how immigrants changed policy in Philadelphia
Filmmaker Kristal Sotomayor: "I think that this offers a different perspective on immigration ... Immigrants are not helpless. They are incredibly strong people.”
May 23, 2019 1:01 pm
‘Elder Voices: Stories for These Times’ draws parallels between WW II and now
The film by Academy Award-winner David Goodman will premiere Wednesday, June 12 at the Friends Center Race Street Meetinghouse at 1501 Cherry Street in Philadelphia at 7 p.m. A panel discussion will follow the screening.
Mar. 27, 2019 1:13 pm
Undersold and maligned, Coatesville isn’t what you’ve been led to believe it is
From spoken word poet Aadil Malik to Arts Holding Hands and Hearts to pop-up lending libraries, Sarah Alderman's film "Bypassed" documents a vibrant community full of voices clamoring to be heard.
Sep. 27, 2017 11:22 am
Two Philly schools are featured in a NatGeo documentary about the digital divide
"Without a Net: The Digital Divide in America," which features the contrasting Lower Merion and William Penn school districts, focuses on how the lack of technology available to certain schools affects students nationwide.
Jul. 1, 2016 8:12 am
Philly’s first South Asian film festival is debuting this August
The Mustard Seed Film Festival will seek to highlight South Asian works and "promote cross-cultural dialogue and exchange."
Jun. 28, 2016 12:55 pm
This local filmmaker is exploring educational inequity in communities of color across the world
The documentary "Baobab Flowers" will highlight the commonalities between two Black female teachers working in primarily Black schools — one in Sao Paulo, Brazil and one in Philadelphia.
Apr. 11, 2016 10:49 am
How these local filmmakers are exposing the root of recidivism
Media In Neighborhoods Group is humanizing re-entry by telling the stories of incarceration and marginalization.
Mar. 3, 2016 10:22 am
Media Mobilizing Project wants to raise $20K to take its social justice doc on tour
The West Philly-based activist organization hopes to screen "Groundwork: Justice in the Birthplace of America" in 20 communities across the country.