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Festival in Manayunk focuses on films by and about women purpose

Sep. 17, 2021 1:16 pm

Festival in Manayunk focuses on films by and about women

The third annual LUNAFEST, which benefits Girls on the Run Philadelphia, is happening on September 25 at the Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center.
BlackStar: Shaping a new visual language and pushing the needle on inclusion and representation purpose

Aug. 4, 2021 8:48 am

BlackStar: Shaping a new visual language and pushing the needle on inclusion and representation

Now in its 10th year, the film festival — which starts Aug. 4 — has earned its place in the timeline of Philly’s Black sociocultural history.
Good Pitch Local is happening tomorrow purpose

Jul. 26, 2021 3:39 pm

Good Pitch Local is happening tomorrow

The event that aims to provide Philly creative media-makers and organizations with a platform for collaboration, will include an in-person element for the first time in over two years.
Facilitator, convener, instigator: A Q & A with Marángeli Mejía-Rabell people

May 28, 2021 5:32 pm

Facilitator, convener, instigator: A Q & A with Marángeli Mejía-Rabell

The festival director of the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival talks with Generocity about building community, co-creation, celebrating Latinx diversity and the importance of staying true to yourself.
Kristal Sotomayor has a mission to empower Latinx and other communities of color via storytelling people

Jan. 5, 2021 12:00 pm

Kristal Sotomayor has a mission to empower Latinx and other communities of color via storytelling

But first, the ¡Presente! Media cofounder has had to navigate their own professional path, finding access via mentorship and other resources.
What does Friday the 13th have to do with homelessness? purpose

May 18, 2020 3:00 pm

What does Friday the 13th have to do with homelessness?

After sitting through another horror film marathon at the emergency shelter where he works, columnist Andrew Huff wonders if "perhaps a film franchise is a useful metaphor for understanding trauma therapy."
Nonprofits find a way, and now must chart a future course purpose

May 18, 2020 7:59 am

Nonprofits find a way, and now must chart a future course

"We nonprofits, in the business of creating small miracles every day, were made for this moment of crisis," says guest columnist Matt Bergheiser.
Notes from a horror movie marathon in a homeless shelter purpose

May 12, 2020 9:07 am

Notes from a horror movie marathon in a homeless shelter

Columnist Andrew Huff wonders why horror films are so appealing to the men in the emergency shelter where he is a case manager.
The People’s Media Record safeguards the past while making it radically accessible purpose

Nov. 21, 2019 2:50 pm

The People’s Media Record safeguards the past while making it radically accessible

Community media is critical because it is produced by those at the heart of the narrative, says guest columnist Helyx Horwitz.
Via Lux Film Fest highlights the creative work of young Philadelphia filmmakers purpose

Oct. 3, 2019 8:32 am

Via Lux Film Fest highlights the creative work of young Philadelphia filmmakers

The 15 films selected for the festival will be screened on Friday, October 4 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Philadelphia Film Center at 1412 Chestnut Street.

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