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Black Filmmaker Fellowship Screening


Black Filmmaker Fellowship Screening

Film at 7pm with a 6:30pm music pre-show DJ set by VNPRT

Celebrate Black brilliance and the future of media at this screening and fundraiser for Open Signal Labs, a new incubator for Black filmmakers based in Portland. This event marks the completion of the first year of the Labs fellowship, which provided career-changing support to six local artists in 2018-19.

Join us as Labs fellows Kamryn Fall, Elijah Hasan, Tamera Lyn, Sika Stanton, Noah Thomas and Dustin Tolman—and staff Ifanyi Bell and RaShaunda Brooks—share excerpts of new works, followed by a Q&A. Their documentary and narrative films address gentrification, Portland police, African identity, music, fashion and more.

Kamal Sinclair of the Sundance Institute will also make a special appearance at the event.

Purchase a standard ticket to the screening, or a $75 VIP ticket, which includes premier seating, a pass to the after-party at the Doug Fir Lounge featuring Brown Calculus and DJ Kream from Oakland; a raffle ticket and a swag bag.

Open Signal Labs is a program of Open Signal, a nonprofit media arts center in Northeast Portland. Learn more about Open Signal Labs at

Presented by Travel Portland, The Hollywood Theatre and Pacific West Bank.

Format Digital
Wheelchair accessible Yes
Assistive Listening Available