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Five years ago today was the release of Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland, a powerful documentary about the disturbing and untimely death of a young Black woman, created by the incomparable Kate Davis.
Kate Davis is an American documentarian who aims, above all else, to tell stories that might otherwise go untold, about people who may otherwise have been made invisible.… read more.
On this day in 2018, The Hate U Give was released in theaters. An emotional portrait of the impacts of police brutality on one young woman, The Hate U Give was based on the impactful young adult novel of the same name by Angie Thomas. It was Angie’s commitment to telling stories such as this one, and representing experiences like her own, that made this world-shifting film happen. … read more.
During Black History Month, we are taking the opportunity to celebrate some of the many incredible Black woman artists that we know and love. Our next artist is the wonderful Kellie Miller!
Kellie Miller is a British visual artist, specializing in painting and ceramics. Deciding at the age of fifteen that she wanted to pursue a creative career, Kellie attended Camberwell School of Art for undergraduate school, then got a BA from Brighton University and an MA in Arts Criticism from City University. … read more.
Two years ago today, Ashley O’Shay came out with her first feature film, Unapologetic, making today the perfect day to celebrate this incredible filmmaker!
Before venturing into writing and directing, Ashley was a director of photography and producer, primarily working in commercials. She produced and shot advertisements for many big companies such as Nike, Lifetime, and Dr.… read more.
Ashley O’Shay’s first feature film, Unapologetic, is a documentary that speaks volumes about the many dimensions of Black women and their vast contributions as activists to the Black Lives Matter movement. O’Shay ‘s narrative arc follows two Chicago activists: Bella Bahhs, and Janaé Bonsu.… read more.