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CineFest Latino Boston is the city’s new Latino film festival
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CineFest Latino Boston is the city’s new Latino film festival
This fall, the team behind the Boston Latino International Film Festival will debut CineFest Latino Boston, a new festival with similar goals to celebrate Latin American filmmakers and educate moviegoers about the diversity of the Latinx experience.
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Boston Ballet multimedia pop-up stops in Grove Hall during ‘Open Streets’
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Boston Ballet multimedia pop-up stops in Grove Hall during ‘Open Streets’
The Boston Ballet’s ÜNI public art installation will pop up in Grove Hall on Aug. 6 as part of the Boston Open Streets Initiative. The installation presents in a dome structure dance films and audio-visual artworks created by the ballet.
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Roxbury International Film Festival is back in person
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Roxbury International Film Festival is back in person
The Roxbury International Film Festival is back in person for its 24th year bringing independent films by diverse and underrepresented filmmakers to Boston.
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'SanDance!' documentary explores ancient, sublime African dance tradition
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'SanDance!' documentary explores ancient, sublime African dance tradition
In partnership with Global Arts Live, “SanDance!,” an independent documentary film about the age-old dance culture of Africa’s San (Bushman) First Peoples, will stream live on Facebook and YouTube on Sunday, Feb. 6 at 2 p.m.
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Science on stage
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Science on stage
Boston’s Museum of Science has debuted a robust schedule of after-hours programs for adults in the winter/spring 2022 season, including a conversation with award-winning actress and mental health advocate Taraji P. Henson.
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MFA exhibit highlights women in activism
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MFA exhibit highlights women in activism
“Helina Metaferia: Generations,” at the Museum of Fine Arts is the culmination of several years of the artist’s work and research in BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and people of color) liberation movements.
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Thato Mwosa's ‘Memoirs of a Black Girl’ lands distribution deal
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Thato Mwosa's ‘Memoirs of a Black Girl’ lands distribution deal
Thato Mwosa knows how rocky the teenage years can be. As a film instructor at Brookline High School and a mother of three children ages 16, 13 and 8, she sees the numerous challenges that many young people face each day — from cyberbullying and being jumped to snitching — as they try to navigate high school, friendships and their daily lives.
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The 2021 Boston Latino International Film Festival debuts virtually
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The 2021 Boston Latino International Film Festival debuts virtually
The Boston Latino International Film Festival will screen a curated selection of nine films Sept. 24-Oct. 3 on a virtual platform in collaboration with ArtsEmerson. This year’s festival will continue BLIFF’s 20-year legacy of breaking down Latinx stereotypes through film and bringing Boston’s diverse communities together.
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A revealing portrait of Mary J. Blige
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A revealing portrait of Mary J. Blige
In November of 1994, Mary J. Blige released her second album, “My Life” — a collection of deeply intimate and personal songs that revealed her battles with alcohol and drug addiction, depression and an abusive relationship. What resulted was not only awards and acclaim, but a profound and enduring connection forged with millions of fans around the world. That connection is captured in the documentary, “Mary J. Blige’s My Life,” directed by Vanessa Roth.
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Jamila Wignot’s ‘AILEY’ closes Roxbury International Film Festival
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Jamila Wignot’s ‘AILEY’ closes Roxbury International Film Festival
The 23rd annual Roxbury International Film Festival (RoxFilm) draws to a close on Saturday, June 26 with the in-person-only screening of the riveting documentary “AILEY” from award-winning director Jamila Wignot.
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Mariem Pérez Riera directs Rita Moreno documentary
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Mariem Pérez Riera directs Rita Moreno documentary
Directed, edited and produced by Mariem Pérez Riera, “Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It” is a celebration of Moreno’s life and career, which has spanned more than 70 years. Executive-produced by Norman Lear and Lin-Manuel Miranda, the film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival this past January and opens on Friday at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Landmark Kendall Square and AMC Boston Common.
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Art and activism on screen at Roxbury International Film Festival
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Art and activism on screen at Roxbury International Film Festival
The Roxbury International Film Festival (RoxFilm) has evolved in size and scope over the past two decades, but its core mission of amplifying underrepresented voices remains true.
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