BlackStar Film Festival — Preview


August 1-4, 2024


Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

And virtual screenings



For more information and tickets visit the BlackStar Film Festival website.

A spokesperson describes the event as follows:

“...The 2024 BlackStar Film Festival is set to feature a total of 94 films representing 40 countries, including 16 world 16 North American, 10 United States, 14 East Coast and 37 Philadelphia premieres. This year's films engage with self-discovery, climate justice, immigrant rights, decolonization, and queer liberation.

"Highlights from this year's robust lineup include the world premiere of Darius Clark Monroe's Dallas, 2019, a five-part series following multiple elected officials and their constituents, as a study in socialization; the United States premiere of Mohamed Jabaly's Life is Beautiful, a powerful personal account of the use of storytelling to fight for rights as a Palestinian filmmaker; the North American premiere of Madeleine Hunt-Ehrlich's The Ballad of Suzanne Césaire, which follows a postpartum actress' search for meaning in the writings of Martinique's lost literary figure; and the world premiere of a new narrative feature film directed by Shatara Michelle Ford…"

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