Philly’s BlackStar Film Festival kicked off yesterday, Thursday, August 4, through Sunday, August 7. Celebrating its fifth anniversary, the showcase of independent black cinema includes 64 films from five continents, representing this year’s theme of “Migration.”
Passes and tickets, as well as more information on the festival and its programs can be found at http://blackstarfest.org.
Pre-festival conversation with Haile Gerima (Sankofa) interviewd by John Jackson
The video is unfortnately out of sync, but the audio is a great listen an insightful 90-minute conversation with Gerima about BLACK AESTHETICS.