Narrative power means being the teller of our own stories—and media, art, and culture have always been the driving force behind Team #MediaJustice’s fight for a world where we are all represented, connected, and free. 

We’re proud to sponsor the 10th Annual BlackStar Film Festival, happening August 4–8, featuring 80 films from Black, brown, and Indigenous filmmakers representing 27 countries around the world.

The BlackStar Film Festival is an annual celebration of the visual and storytelling traditions of the African diaspora and of global communities of color, with virtual screenings, panels, and a daily morning show, plus select in-person screenings and parties in Philadelphia. 

MediaJustice is proud to be a sponsor, lifting up and spotlighting films and media that represent our communities and movements for justice. 

Here’s a look at what we’re presenting at BlackStar Film Festival this year, will you join us?

Wed, Aug 4 at 2pm EST – Glitch and the Moving Image Panel

Wed, Aug 4 at 2pm EST – Heartland Film Screening (as part of the Symbiosis Shorts Program)

Wed, Aug 4 at 6pm EST – From Digital Divide to Digital Equity Film Screening (as part of the Frontier Shorts Program)

Wed, Aug 4 at 6pm EST – The War Against Our Schools Film Screening (as part of the Frontier Shorts Program)

Thurs, Aug 5 at 2pm EST – Denouement Shorts Program followed by Q&A with filmmakers moderated by Eteng Ettah, Narrative Director

Fri, Aug 6 at 2pm EST – Homeroom Film Screening

Sun, Aug 8 at 9:30am ET MediaJustice Narrative Director Eteng Ettah interviews filmmaker Jazmin Jones on The Daily Jawn.

To learn more, head over to Hope to see you there!


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