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‘Expanding Sanctuary’ is a success story. And a record of how immigrants changed policy in Philadelphia purpose

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.”
If you are a local filmmaker and need finishing funds, Scribe Video Center has your back purpose

Jul. 8, 2019 9:03 am

If you are a local filmmaker and need finishing funds, Scribe Video Center has your back

The organization awards up to $2500 paid directly to cover post-production services providers, and is open to producers and directors. But you'll need to hurry to apply — the deadline is July 15.
‘Elder Voices: Stories for These Times’ draws parallels between WW II and now purpose

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.
Undersold and maligned, Coatesville isn’t what you’ve been led to believe it is purpose

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.
A filmmaker made a movie about 4 North Philly kids’ lives. Five years later, she checked back in results

Jan. 4, 2018 1:21 pm

A filmmaker made a movie about 4 North Philly kids’ lives. Five years later, she checked back in

Amanda Danzinger's "Backyard Philly Project" update premieres today online.
M. Asli Dukan hopes her speculative fiction films help people ‘imagine how things can be different’ people

Aug. 21, 2017 12:55 pm

M. Asli Dukan hopes her speculative fiction films help people ‘imagine how things can be different’

“For me, as an artist, it’s my way of contributing to the work of social transformation,” said the independent film producer, writer and director, who’s also nominated for Geek of the Year at this year’s Philly Geek Awards.
Catch the world premiere of education doc ‘Baobab Flowers’ this weekend purpose

Aug. 4, 2017 11:53 am

Catch the world premiere of education doc ‘Baobab Flowers’ this weekend

São Paulo native and Philly resident Gabriela Watson Aurazo's documentary explores public school teachers' struggles in both cities. See its debut at BlackStar Film Festival.
This PhillyCAM student’s film shows how it’s okay for African American men to cry purpose

Jul. 17, 2017 12:25 pm

This PhillyCAM student’s film shows how it’s okay for African American men to cry

Lamont Lamar, a recent high school graduate, produced "Black Men Don't Cry" with other students at PhillyCAM. The film features an Play On, Philly! original music score.
10 films about ‘resistance’ you can see at BlackStar next month purpose

Jul. 12, 2017 7:47 am

10 films about ‘resistance’ you can see at BlackStar next month

The sixth annual film festival will explore what it means to resist power structures and the status quo.
BlackStar Film Festival finally has a designated staff people

Feb. 12, 2017 4:15 pm

BlackStar Film Festival finally has a designated staff

Plus, a call for submissions. The sixth annual fest will kick off Aug. 3.

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