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NYWIFT: ‘Making a Way out of No Way’: The Importance of Amplifying BIPOC and Black Women Voices with Visionary New York Media Arts Organizations
February 24, 2021 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Welcome to NYWIFT Talks, a weekly series to bring updated news and vital information about the impact of COVID-19 on the media and entertainment industry. Industry professionals will be in conversation discussing what you need to know about theatrical releases, digital advances, virtual tools, festival opportunities, production updates and more.
NYWIFT Talks are free for all to attend.
NYWIFT celebrates Black History Month by honoring the accomplishments and contributions of Black and BIPOC filmmakers.
In this week’s NYWIFT Talks, we return with part 2 of our conversation with NY Media Arts Organization that represent diversity artists. Learn how Black Public Media, Third World Newsreel, Manhattan Neighborhood Network, Creatively Speaking, and Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series have continued to push their mission to amplify Black and BIPOC voices who have been battling against marginalization outside the mainstream.
Join us for this discussion with Carolyn A. Butts, Leslie Fields-Cruz, JT Takagi, Michelle Materre, and Victoria Bert.