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St. Clair Bourne 4th Monday Community Screening presents "ONE OF OURS" directed by Bhawin Suchak on Monday, February 27, 2023 @ 7pm PST

RSVP by Sunday, 2.26.23 at 12:00PM

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End of Year Giving 2022 | Thank You BADWest Members

♦ Elizabeth Gray Bayne, director
♦ Natalie Speech, producer
♦ Rosie Lee Hooks, producer
♦ Frank Dawson, director


Thank you to BADWest members for their generous "End of Year 2022" donation.

Their considerate donation drives our mission of providing people of African descent working in documentary film, video or other media the opportunity to network professionally, share resources, exchange ideas and meet socially in order to enhance the development, production, promotion and exhibition of documentaries.

We are grateful for the investment in BADWest, as we thrive to serve the needs of a documentary culture for people of color.

BADWest Co-Chairs
Joyce Lee, Tiffany Judkins and Joyce Guy

Scheduled Presenters

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Dj name Yasmine Mathurin
Dj description Yasmine is a Haitian Canadian filmmaker, most noted for her 2021 film One of Ours. The film was a Canadian Screen Award nominee for Best Feature Length Documentary.
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Dj name Aja Quinn Evans
Dj description She is a producer for Black Public Media’s emerging media program, BPMplus and supervising producer for the VR Equity Lab at March on Washington Film Festival.
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Dj name Eboni Johnson
Dj description She is a story storyteller driven to build a platform for communities of color, highlighting stories on equity and the intersectionality of social and cultural identities.
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15th Annual Day of Black Docs
Filmmaker Q&A
  

Tarabu Betserai Kirkland, director, 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.

US/89min

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.

US/82min


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