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Still from Eyes on the Prize: Hallowed Ground shows a Black family in a deceptively idyllic scene — two children having a picnic on one side of the lawn as a parent mows the other side. On the steps of the home stands the other parent, perhaps the mother, but their face is obscured by a an American flag represented in the colors of red, black, and green. The three people whose faces are visible are all looking up at something in the sky.
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Still from Eyes on the Prize: Hallowed Ground shows a Black family in a deceptively idyllic scene — two children having a picnic on one side of the lawn as a parent mows the other side. On the steps of the home stands the other parent, perhaps the mother, but their face is obscured by a an American flag represented in the colors of red, black, and green. The three people whose faces are visible are all looking up at something in the sky.

BlackStar Launches Third Issue of Seen, Announces New Editor-In-Chief, Dessane Lopez Cassell

BlackStar Projects, producer of the BlackStar Film Festival, is proud to announce the launch of the third issue of Seen, …

A collage of four individual headshots, all represented in black and white.

BlackStar and Xfinity Launch First-Ever Philadelphia Filmmaker Lab Cohort

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Photo of filmmaker Arie Esiri holding up his award for Best Feature Narrative at the 10th Annual BlackStar Film Festival.

BlackStar Film Festival Announces Winners for 10th Annual Festival

(Philadelphia, PA — August 9, 2021) — The BlackStar Film Festival, the world’s premier celebration of Black, Brown, and Indigenous …

10th BlackStar Film Festival, August 4-8, 2021. BSFF21.

BlackStar Announces Programs, Closing Night World Premiere for 10th Anniversary Film Festival

BlackStar Projects, the premier organization celebrating visionary Black, Brown, and Indigenous film and media artists, today announced the programs accompanying …

BlackStar Announces 10th Anniversary Festival Lineup

(Philadelphia, PA — July 6, 2021) — BlackStar Projects, the premier organization celebrating visionary Black, Brown, and Indigenous film and media …

Still from the film "T" shows a "soundsuit," an intricate collection of lights arranged to take the shape of a human body. In this image, the shape of a head can be seen in the dozens of orange lights.

BlackStar Launches Second Issue of Seen

BlackStar Projects, producer of the BlackStar Film Festival, is proud to announce the launch of the second issue of Seen, its twice-annual journal …