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Scribe explores oral history in ‘Power Politics’ series, funds emerging media makers purpose

Oct. 29, 2021 9:25 am

Scribe explores oral history in ‘Power Politics’ series, funds emerging media makers

The new monthly virtual series, highlighting Philadelphia’s Black and Latinx political power strategies and struggles from the postwar era through modern times, launches Friday evening, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m.
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.
Residents will explore ‘Places of Power’ in Norris Square purpose

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.
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.
Rebuilding trust in civic institutions starts with human connection purpose

May 17, 2021 10:28 am

Rebuilding trust in civic institutions starts with human connection

The power of audio is that it can build bridges between people and prompt collective action, says guest columnist Sarah Harris.
‘Issues inside newsrooms bring real-world harm and put Black lives in danger’ purpose

Apr. 1, 2021 2:41 pm

‘Issues inside newsrooms bring real-world harm and put Black lives in danger’

It's time to bring back a Public Editor to hold media accountable for racism, bias and inequity, says Tauhid Chappell.
Radical Remedies: Finding resilience, resistance and joy in community-based narratives purpose

Jan. 29, 2021 8:00 am

Radical Remedies: Finding resilience, resistance and joy in community-based narratives

In Philadelphia, Scribe Video Center mirrors Detroit Narrative Agency's rapid-response initiative that was born of the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and anti-Black violence last summer.
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.

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