BlackStar Film Festival 2019 Submissions Are Open!

Submit your work online by March 29 via; late entries will be accepted until April 26. This year’s festival will take place August 1-4, in Philadelphia.

Films of all genres—features, shorts, experimental— must be directed by a person of African descent or who identifies as Black, as indigenous, or as a person of color (POC). Work must feature persons of color or tell a story of Black, POC, or indigenous experience.

Fees apply as follows:

  • Preferred deadline March 29 ($40)
  • Late deadline April 26 ($60)

Read the full list of eligibility rules here.