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Mass of Images: Experimental Music Videos

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Training

Audio Description for Film

A day-long training in the art of audio describing film for audiences with low or no vision.

A blurry black-and-white photo of Ulysses Jenkins from his Mass of Images (1978) video. Ulysses is wearing sunglasses and is facing the camera. Behind him is a set of antenna TVs.
Panel

Mass of Images: Experimental Music Videos

An evening of music, videos, and conversation organized by BlackStar.

A group of people gather at a lecture. They sit in chairs and face a man, sitting and speaking at the front of the room.
Seminar

William and Louise Greaves Filmmaker Seminar 2022

A seminar for Black, Brown, and Indigenous artists working in cinematic realms, hosted by BlackStar.

A still image from Rikki Wright's "A Song About Love" shows a Black person in a blonde wig, seemingly in a state of ecstasy or mid-dance, their head tilted to the side and hair obscuring much of their face.
Screening

BlackStar x MOCA

BlackStar presents a special shorts program and panel featuring LA-based filmmakers who are alumni of the annual festival.

Two photos of the same Black person are placed side by side above a white bar. In the photo on the left the person appears to have lighter skin than the photo on the right.
Celebration

10th Anniversary Print Sale

Limited edition prints for sale to raise money for BlackStar, in celebration of our 10th anniversary. Released December 15: "Cassie" by Arthur Jafa.