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St. Clair Bourne 4th Monday Community Screening presents "Spirits of Rebellion" directed by Zeinabu irene Davis on Monday, June 27, 2022 @ 7pm PST

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Spirits of Rebellion: Black Independent Cinema from Los Angeles documents the lives and work of a...

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Tickets for the entire event are $17.00 and can be purchased on-line at www.dayofblackdocs.org A ...

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A limited quantity of Early Bird tickets are available for $15.00 until May 1, 2022. Tickets...

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I Need Help! is a BADWest workshop for members and non-members working on their documentary proje...

ENTERPRISE DOCUMENTARY FUND

International Documentary Association’s (IDA) largest fund is now accepting applications! The Enterprise Documentary Fund production grant supports feature-length documentaries taking on in-depth explorations of original, journalistic stories. Apply by June 10, 2022 to receive up to $100,000 for your film.

IDA Documentary Awards Call for Entries

Deadline: July 20, 2022! Entries are open to any film, series or audio documentary completed or scheduled to premiere between September 1, 2021, and December 31, 2022.

Scheduled Presenters

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Dj name Kelly Richmond Pope
Dj description My passions are fraud, film and life-long learning. I am an Associate Professor in the School of Accountancy and MIS at DePaul University in Chicago.
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Dj name Zeinabu irene Davis
Dj description She is comfortable working in narrative, experimental, documentary genres, and passionately concerned with the depiction of women of African descent.
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Dj name D. Channsin Berry
Dj description Berry has distinguished himself as an award-winning documentary filmmaker by tackling topics that uncover and celebrate the nuances of the African diaspora.
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15th Annual Day of Black Docs
Filmmaker Q&A
  

Tarabu Betserai Kirkland, director/producer, had grown up hearing stories of John Hartfield but didn’t know if his mother’s stories were fact or folklore until one day in 2015.

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Two families become ardent activists in the maternal health space, seeking justice through legislation, medical accountability, community, and the power of art.

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A tribute to filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles. As heirs, they talk about how this film opened the way for them and proved that outside of Hollywood, there is salvation.

FR/52min

In this documentary, the director Scott Calonico brings to life a time when the actress Eartha Kitt was retaliated against by President Lyndon B. Johnson—but persisted in spite of it.

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New Orleans City Council’s vote to remove monuments is halted by death threats, CJ sets out to understand why a losing army from 1865 still holds so much power in America.

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