You are such an observant child. Some may call you “well-behaved” or “quiet,” but I too was given these descriptors when I was young. Being well-behaved & quiet nurtured my constant constant watching, my constant constant listening. In particular, my mother was the subject of my observations.
Entries by Essence London
The Black Film Center & Archive tuned in to this year’s American Black Film Festival utilizing ABFF Play. It’s always a letdown to figure out that the entire festival lineup won’t be mirrored in the online component. I personally was anticipating Black Barbie: The Documentary, to witness a deepening of discourse in a media climate… Read more »
Philadelphia native Kyra Knox is among the filmmakers the Black Film Center & Archive connected with during our recent outreach efforts. Serendipitously, she was scheduled to work a commercial set on IU Bloomington’s campus, where we’re located, & she was able to stop by for a tour. (We shared an overview of this visit in… Read more »
The 2023 Atlanta Film Festival ran April 20-30th with a virtual component accessible through the first week of May. I wasn’t able to join the exclusive in-person events this year, but there were plenty of films by Black creators to gush over from here in Bloomington, Indiana. I quite literally laughed & cried & gasped,… Read more »