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MIT OpenDocLab & BPMplus Remote Fellowship (Sept 2020-Jan 2021)

A semester-long, remote fellowship for one Black filmmaker or storyteller, who is developing a documentary using AR, AI, IOT, VR, etc. MIT Open Documentary Lab, MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology, and Black Public Media just launched a remote, 4-month fellowship for Black filmmakers, journalists, creative technologists, and artists, who are developing a documentary …

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’17 Blocks’: Film Review

In “17 Blocks,” Cheryl Sanford, matriarch of a low-income African American household in southeast Washington, D.C., talks wistfully of a “parallel universe” where she and her family enjoy cookouts, vacations and gift-filled Christmas mornings. This melancholy confession comes moments after a closeup Source: ’17 Blocks’: Film Review