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black excellence

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Nov
2021
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Elevated Films Chicago Expands Youth Filmmaking Program

It’s always encouraging if not inspiring to see today’s filmmakers making profound efforts to blaze a path for the filmmakers of tomorrow. Elevated Films Chicago is ramping up its mission to raise awareness for independent film and create opportunities for the next generation of filmmakers as it will be partnering with the Become a Filmmaker program. The program, in its seventh year and run by...
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11
Nov
2021
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Collaboraction Welcomes New Executive Director Saudia Davis

Chicago-based multimedia arts organization Collaboraction has a new captain at the helm of its critically acclaimed and socially conscious ship. Today Collaboraction announced its new Executive Director, Saudia Davis. Saudia is a non-profit leader focused on the business of entertainment. She is a multi-entrepreneur, producer, developer and creative strategist with over 25 years of experience in the creative sector. Saudia was the Founding Director for...
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5
Nov
2021
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In Hilarious New PSA, Top Urologists and SNL Great Tim Meadows Encourage Men To Save Their Future Boners By Getting Vaccinated

No, this is not your typical public service announcement and yes, it is hilarious and yes, it is effective. In the ongoing effort to get more of the nation vaccinated, a group of urologists have banded together to try a completely different approach. Urologists United For Vaccination Education, a newly formed collective of over fifteen of the brightest minds and biggest voices in the field...
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17
Sep
2021
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8th Annual Black Alphabet Film Festival

“Together Again.” That’s the goal as many film festivals and small businesses reopen around the country and welcome people back through their doors. And it’s also the theme for one of the longest running Black LGBTQ/SGL film festivals in the world. The Black Alphabet Film Festival(BAFF) will be returning to Chicago this November, November 5-7, 2021 at the University of Chicago’s Reva and David Logan...
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17
Oct
2021
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Black Harvest Film Festival

Celebrating its 27th year in 2021, The Black Harvest Film Festival is Chicago’s annual showcase for films that celebrate, explore and share the Black, African American and African Diaspora experience. … The 27th Black Harvest Film Festival will be held November 5 through December 2, 2021, click here for schedule and tickets!
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Nov
2021
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Black Harvest, Chicago’s Black Film Festival, Soars All November, with Dionne Warwick Biopic, Will Smith’s ‘King Richard’

Dancing, drinks, and Dionne (and dessert, too!). An epic weekend of film festival in the Windy City is headlined by the 27th Black Harvest Film Festival, starting up November 5th and continuing through December 2nd, at the Gene Siskel Film Center. Chicago’s Black film festival kicks off with a special Chicago premiere screening of DIONNE WARWICK: DON’T MAKE ME OVER at 7pm, followed by a Q&A with director Dave Wooley in...
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25
Oct
2021
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PHOTO BOOTH: Kenneth Branagh, Rebecca Hall, Fawzia Mirza Highlight Chicago International Film Festival

The 57th Chicago International Film Festival, North America’s longest-running competitive film festival, brought a vibrant, star-studded, and well-attended festival back to the Windy City this October. Guests included directors Kenneth Branagh, Rebecca Hall, and Fawzia Mirza, and SCREEN has the pics for you… And here are even more lovely photos from the October festivities, featuring filmmakers and filmlovers attending the iconic festival… Photographers include Barry...
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21
Oct
2021
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Chicago Series ‘Wake and Bake with Dom Brown’ Headlines Launch of Free Streaming App Hipstr from Cow Lamp Films

Cow Lamp Films has announced their new streaming app and linear AVOD channel, Hipstr, will be available on smartphones and smart TV’s this November and coming soon to VIZIO SmartCast® TVs. The free streaming app will feature Hipstr Original, Wake and Bake with Dom Brown. First things first, let’s enjoy this special preview of the new show: Hipstr is curated to challenge perspectives and drive...
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