Live Action, Premiere
Epic long takes, musical pastiche and minimalist music, Jermaine Manigault reveals the tools he used to create a unique portrait of what blackness means.
Phumi Morare reveals how she authentically represented her apartheid set Student Oscar-winning film about a woman's determination to protect her family.
Ewurakua Dawson-Amoah talks about bringing her own cinematic sensibilities and desire to uplift the Black community to her first commercial spot.
Cherish Oteka explains how they used classic documentary hardware & a retrospective 4:3 aesthetic to tell an unflinching story of racism & identity.
Arthur Cauty speaks to the social issues that informed his decision to document the journey from statue toppling to the trial of The Colston Four.
Art & Fashion
Lanre Malaolu discusses utilising the tension of one-shot filmmaking to convey the racial politics at the heart of his experimental dance short.
Ewurakua Dawson-Amoah explains how she channelled her frustration with the surface level activism of the BLM movement into her visual poem 'Gold Token'.
We talk to Denzel Whitaker about delving into the power of modern celebrity in our culture and the complexities of race in America in short film '5150'.
Director Joel Jay Blacker discloses how he pulled off a vibrant and ambitious rooftop-set music video for Keenan the First's 'Dinner and a Movie'.
Skinner Myers reveals how he captured the legacy of a Black man wrongfully murdered over 100 years ago on 35mm film in biographical drama 'Frank Embree'.
Robert Broadhurst discusses provoking audiences to reflect on their reactions to his subversive drama short ‘An Occurrence at Arverne’.
Art & Fashion, Premiere
Ewurakua Dawson-Amoah discusses challenging the practice of cultural appropriation in her poetic NYU thesis film 'To the Girl that Looks Like Me'.
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