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Black Public Media (BPM) Highlights “Descended from the Promised Land: The Legacy of Black Wall Street”

Black Public Media (BPM), will highlight our film, “Descended from the Promised Land: The Legacy of Black Wall Street,” this fall, on October 16, on its AfroPoP Digital Shorts series. AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange is an award-winning documentary series that examines art, daily life and culture throughout the African diaspora. Its 15th season takes a deep dive into Black art and for the first time includes a digital component exclusively focused on short films. AfroPoP viewers can now stream feature-length and short content set in Benin, France, Mozambique, the United States, and other sites across the globe on demand, for free, from the BPM YouTube channel; making it easy to tap into Black culture and life through the lens of internationally recognized artists.

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DOC NYC Announces the Main Slate for Its 2022 Edition 

DOC NYC, the largest documentary film festival in the U.S., has announced its main programming slate. The festival will run in-person from November 9-17 at the IFC Center, SVA Theatre and Cinépolis Chelsea. The festival will continue online through November 27 after the in-person portion concludes.

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Preparing the Audience: Creating a Safe Space for Difficult Screenings

When Nick Stuart of the nonprofit multimedia company Odyssey Impact® thinks back on the 2016 world premiere of Kim A. Snyder’s Peabody Award-winning documentary Newtown—which tells the story of the community in Newtown, Connecticut, after the mass shooting of schoolchildren at Sandy Hook Elementary School—he remembers a specific conversation with a shuttle driver.

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Odyssey Impact® Announces #MyJustice Film Contest Winners

(New York, NY October 26, 2021) Odyssey Impact® is proud to announce the 10 finalists and grand prize winner who will all have their films showcased in the Justice Film Festival in New York City in Spring 2022. All finalists will receive $1,000.00 in cash prizes, with the grand prize winner receiving an additional $1,000.00 in matching funds from MTV Entertainment Group, and the top five finalists will receive a year-long mentorship with a veteran film industry professional.

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