CeCe McDonald survived a brutal attack, only to be incarcerated for defending her life. After an international movement to free her, CeCe emerged as a leader to interrogate the prison industrial complex and inspire women to fight back when attacked. The East Coast premiere of FREE CeCe! is Sunday, August 7 from 12:50pm to 2:30pm at the International House (3701 Chestnut St).
CeCe McDonald and the director Jacqueline Gares will host a Q&A after the screening. Click here to buy tickets to FREE CeCe!
After Free CeCe! Join CeCe and activist/organizer Joshua Allen for the #BlackExcellenceTour at the Institute of Contemporary Art.
In an extended post-college rut, a Los Angeles valet driver unravels. Directed by Heidi Saman (LTA '09), Namour will screen on Sunday, August 7 from 2:50pm to 4:30pm at the International House (3701 Chestnut Street).
The BlackStar Film Festival is an annual celebration of the visual and storytelling traditions of the African diaspora and of global indigenous communities, showcasing films by black people from around the world.
The BlackStar Film Festival runs August 4 through August 7 at the International House of Philadelphia and the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery. Tickets are $12 for General Admission, $8 for Students/Seniors, $6 for BlackStar Members and $6 for IHP Members.