Blackity Black Pride

Blackity Black Pride

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  • Enraptured

    Movie

    A woman takes the time to fulfill her partner's sexual desires.

  • Blk Wmn Bng

    Movie

    A film about Black Women having the freedom to live in their truths without apology or permission.

  • Loneliness in the Late Night (LITLN)

    Movie

    A young woman reluctantly confronts her feelings as she revisits a complicated relationship with an old flame.

  • The Briana Clearly Collection

    7 videos

    A series of short films, music videos, and interviews from Chicago-based director, screenwriter, and self-published author Briana Clearly.

    Briana Clearly’s focus as a filmmaker is to tell Black Womxn stories. She believes in Black Womxn and other marginalized people owning their own narratives,...

  • #OTVLIVE: Know We Can

    Created by Chelsea Peterson-Salahuddin

    THE CATEGORY IS: News

    "Know We Can," is long-form, magazine-style news show featuring interviews with local Chicago Black and of color public intellectuals, activists, and artists about local and current events from an intersectional and Black feminist per...

  • #OTVLIVE: Queers Got Talent

    Queers Got Talent, created and hosted by Devin Niecy, is empowering and promoting creative expression in the LGBTQ+ community while showcasing their talents to the world. The talent show is set to a DJ Dapper soundtrack and includes queer icons Marquise Vilson, B Hawk Snipes, and J Mase III as ju...

  • Drive Slow
    Movie + 1 extra

    Drive Slow

    Movie + 1 extra

    Streaming on-demand on April 10, 2021.

    "Drive Slow", follows a teenager from the South-Side of Chicago attempting to finish his college essays. As he struggles to boil down his complex surroundings in 500 words, his friends' disparate opinions, racist news narratives, and the threat of lingerin...

  • VELVET
    1 season

    VELVET

    1 season

    When Demetra, a competitive professional, is forced to reevaluate her social life, she strikes up a friendship with Cymone, her seemingly much cooler coworker. As their worlds collide to form a brand new #squad, these five young Chicagoans begin to reevaluate their own identities as well as their...

  • Starving Artists

    1 season

    Chicago comedy duo Aasia and Dewayne go to extravagant lengths to reach their goals of international stardom and complete world domination. A show about being young, gifted, and black in a world that praises straight, white, and wack.

  • You're So Talented

    2 seasons

    You're So Talented is a series following Bea, an out of work Chicago actor, as she navigates her twenties and all of its inevitable dramas.

  • Uneverything

    1 season

    A comedic series following a 37-year old black woman who tries to come to terms with being husband-less, parent-less, childless, and quite possibly terrible at everything.

  • Manifesting Legacy w/ Zola Makeda

    Manifesting Legacy is series powered by lululemon that shines a light on Black filmmakers creating space to tell revolutionary stories.

  • Manifesting Legacy w/ Briana Clearly

    Manifesting Legacy is series powered by lululemon that shines a light on Black filmmakers creating space to tell revolutionary stories.

  • SEEDS
    1 season

    SEEDS

    1 season

    Centered around the friendship of four college-aged girls, Seeds is a bold and dynamic narrative that explores the conversations between them through a hilariously authentic lens.

  • Inertia

    Inertia is a visual musical experience by Brandon Markell Holmes. An exploration of black thought, existence & trauma ; through the lens of [MODERN Technological Narcissism]&[The Civil Rights Movement] - into the premature journey of Black JOY , acceptance, Existential tyranny , Religion , Binary...

  • If I Was Your Girl - Collection

    6 videos

    A collection of films by Coquie Hughes.

    People let you see what they want you to see when you first meet them, but time always reveal the true essence of a person.

  • Bronx Cunt Tour

    1 season

    Emerging Artists Nic Kay takes solo performance #LILBLK on the road in the Bronx cunt tour.

  • Triggers

    "Triggers" is a short film that centers Black women and girls’ trauma. A poetic journey through the weight of witness, the stories of Marissa Alexander and other instances of intimate partner violence that I witnessed as an adult and a child are central. I talk to my former little Black girl self...

  • Futurewomen

    2 seasons

    Futurewomen documents women of color creating, through dialogues, story circles and performance workshops, a collective heroine who must adapt to oppressive environs and circumstances.

    It combines the drama of artistic creation, representations of original artwork, and alternate reality game (A...

  • Let Go and Let God

    This film is dedicated to people who are struggling with the grips of depression and wondering if there is a way out. In Let Go and Let God she finds her release through dance. The movement stirs her soul to the point where it brings her back to life and she makes a commitment to live again, to t...

  • Searching for Isabelle

    While being held captive, Isabelle discovers a mysterious ability to project herself to the outside world. When she appears to her friends in a desperate appeal for help, they work together to try and find her - but time is running out.

    Created, written and directed by Stephanie Jeter

  • Lipstick City by Shea Couleé

    In the world of Lipstick City Miss Couleé and Shea exact revenge on Miss Couleé's unfaithful husband.

    // CAST //

    Mrs. Couleé // Shea Couleé
    Shea // Shea Couleé
    Chic // Kim Chi
    Chic's Henchwoman // Lucy Stoole
    Seductress // Valentine Addams
    Mistress // Sara Andrews
    Chaffeur // Trannika Rex
    Musc...

  • Molasses: The Drip

    Watch what happens when a group of Black trans and non-binary people get hooked on Molasses. Starring originally music by BoneReader, Zola Makeda, and Cae Monae along with vignettes of Molasses Chicago members at an impressive location.

  • Kiki 4 The Qulture

    Kiki 4 The Qulture was produced by A Queer Pride, a collection of seasoned professionals from Chicago's nightlife landscape, working together to celebrate Pride throughout the year. A Queer Pride is Abhijeet, Bambi Banks-Couleé, JForPay and Scott Cramer.

    Kiki 4 The Qulture is an intergeneration...