2 (Egg)celerator Lab Films to Watch at BlackStar Film Festival
BlackStar Film Festival is an annual celebration of the visual and storytelling traditions of the African diaspora and of global communities of color, showcasing films by Black, Brown and Indigenous artists from around the world.— BlackStar Film Festival
BlackStar Film Festival takes place Wednesday, August 4 to Sunday, August 8 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and online. (Egg)celerator Lab grantee films Between Fire and Water and Writing With Fire are available to stream and to see in-person. Plus Nest-supported filmmakers such as Michèle Stephenson and Lyric R. Cabral are participating in online sessions at the fest. 🖤 ⭐
Between Fire and Water (Entre Fuego y Agua)
dir. Viviana Gómez Echeverry & Anton Wenzel
prod. Sonia Barrera Gutiérrez
Watch the trailer here, and stream the full film here here (available August 8 – 9).
Writing With Fire
dir. Rintu Thomas & Sushmit Ghosh
prod. Rintu Thomas & Sushmit Ghosh
Watch the trailer here, and stream the full film here here (available August 7 – 8).
A special shoutout to Chicken & Egg Award recipients Malika Zouhali-Worrall and Michèle Stephenson on their new short films screening in the same Shorts: Antumbra program. Watch here on Saturday, August 7 at 4:00 pm ET (virtual screening).
dir. Michèle Stephenson
prod. Joe Brewster
dir. Malika Zouhali-Worrall