Lost in the Hype is about the negative impact on communities of color when tax dollars are diverted to private individuals to build stadiums and other for profit entities to the detriment of neighborhood recreation programs and other municipal services.
Merging poetic and observational style, filmmaker Gabriela Watson-Burkett bridges the lives of teachers from two different countries—Nyanza Bandele in Philadelphia, United States, and Priscila Dias in São Paulo, Brazil.
Told from a mother’s perspective, Finding Elijah follows a young man’s journey from home into mental illness, to homelessness, and ultimately to suicide. It shows how a mother’s search for answers leads her to action.
Work that speaks to the youth experience, resilience, and aspiration. Join us for a Q & A with the filmmakers and a discussion centered around caring for young people during these crazy times of COVID-19 and the protests against police brutality and societal racism. Poet Ursula Rucker will attend.
Juntos, a Latinx immigrant rights organization, has learned that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been using the Philadelphia Police’s Preliminary Arraignment Reporting System (PARS) database to gather deportation orders.
Film screening of And They Jumped Into The Water Some… dir. by Lois Moses followed by a presentation of a reading of Moses’ new work-in-progress, EPISTLES OF LOVE: The Gospels according to Edgar & Clara.
Our series started with Yolonda Johnson-Young’s powerful FINDING ELIJAH. It continues this week with two films by Lois Moses in celebration of Juneteenth! This screening series is a counter-narrative of…
Tatiana Bacchus Melissa Beatriz Destiny Boynton Martha Richards Conley, Esq. Nikki Harmon Yolonda Johnson-Young Danielle Lewis Stephanie Malson Lois Moses Nadine Patterson Kristal Sotomayor Gabriela Watson-Burkett Eboni Zamani