BlackStar Film Festival

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Follow These Five BlackStar Film Fest Flicks After the Festival Ends

Of the many movies being screened at the annual event, here are the must sees once they open to the public.  

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Get Hype for the BlackStar Film Fest With This New Trailer

With just a month until the seventh annual celebration of Black cinematic excellence, the team behind the Philly-based festival has you covered with a full dose of #BlackGirlMagic.

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5 Flicks We Can't Wait to Watch at the BlackStar Film Festival in August

The sixth annual BlackStar film festival hits Philadelphia in early August. Colorlines arts and culture reporter Sameer Rao shares his must-see titles. 

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Five Must-Watch Films at the BlackStar Film Festival

Dubbed “Black Sundance,” the fifth annual festival starts today. Whether you’re heading to Philadelphia or just want to know what hot movies you should expect to see in theaters, here are five films you don’t want to miss.

Submissions Open for the BlackStar Film Festival

Aspiring filmmakers: take note.

VIDEO: Watch Jamel, 'The Time-Traveling B-Boy,' Escape Spanish Colonialism

If you aren’t watching this hilarious web series, then you better start. 

Five Powerful BlackStar Film Festival Documentaries to Look Out For

Philadelphia’s BlackStar Film Festival—known as “the black Sundance”—begins today. Here are five documentaries featured in this year’s fest that are worth your full attention.  

A Lesson from Philadelphia's Little Film Festival that Could

At the inaugural BlackStar Film Festival, self determination, communion and cultural movement-building got top billing.