Seen is a journal of film and visual culture focused on Black, Brown, and Indigenous communities globally, published by BlackStar Projects twice each calendar year.


Two Black men stand facing the viewer in a dark, blue-lit space. Donald Glover stands in the foreground, looking off frame, while LaKeith Stanfield stands in the background, with a hand framing his left eye.

Observed

'Atlanta' is Back and Bold as Ever

by Tre Johnson

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Issue 003 Available Now

Guest edited
by Darol Olu Kae

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Essays

The Politics of the Gaze

by Janaína Oliveira

 

Observed
Monthly missives on film, art, and more

A still from After Sherman shows a Black person, their back to the camera, looking out at an expansive mountain range.