BlackStar Film Festival

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The Must-See LGBTQ Films at the BlackStar Film Festival

Through August 6th, this year’s BlackStar film festival is screening more than 60 films from black filmmakers from around the world; this year’s theme is […]

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Movies: Blackstar Film Fest Starts Tonight

This year’s edition of the Blackstar Film Festival — the annual celebration of filmmaking from the African diaspora and global indigenous communities — is packed with […]

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BlackStar Film Festival Starts Today

BlackStar Film Festival @ University City | August 4-7 This fifth annual film fest showcasing movies by and about people of African descent from across […]

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BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez Gets Its Philly Premiere at BlackStar Film Festival

Three local filmmakers will debut their newest documentary, BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez, at the fourth-annual BlackStar Film Festival. Janet Goldwater, Barbara Attie and Sabrina Schmidt -Gordon teamed up nearly five […]

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BlackStar Film Festival Returns to Philly

The fourth annual BlackStar Film Festival premieres in Philly on Thursday, July 30 and will continue until August 2. Audiences can look forward to a weekend of more […]

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BlackStar Film Fest Features Treasure and Other LGBTQ Offerings

Shelley “Treasure” Hilliard was a 19-year-old transgender woman of color who was brutally killed. The murder was not tried as a hate crime. Hilliard’s tale […]