Let's Get Intentional

Let's Get Intentional

Intentional documentarian series & shorts from OTV's collection and global community.

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Let's Get Intentional
  • 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.

  • Reality Is Not Good Enough

    An emerging filmmaker tries to make a film subverting racial and gender stereotypes about reality television using her family as a subject. Instead, she ends up questioning her relationships, the stability of her mother to withstand the project, and the challenges of independent filmmaking in gen...

  • #OTVretrospective

    1 season

    OTV Retrospective is a reflection on the past five years of the organization’s journey. Co-founders Dr. Aymar Jean Christian and Elijah McKinnon take viewers on a cinematic tour of its humble beginnings as a research project answering the simple question “do intersectional stories matter?”

    The ...

  • 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...

  • Bronx Cunt Tour

    1 season

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

  • Been T/Here

    1 season

    How do trans* people of color thrive? Join Chicagoans on their journey to find love, creativity, and healing in BeenT/Here. America may be discovering trans* people, but they've been here all along. Peel back the hype to share genuine moments with a nerdy immigrant, a kinky organizer, a catholic ...

  • Nupita Obama Creates Vogua

    1 season

    #OpenTVPresents: NUPITA OBAMA CREATES VOGUA, the first of a series of pilots about artists exploring alternative relationships.

  • Two Queens In a Kitchen

    3 seasons

    Two Queens In a Kitchen is a turn-to-relevance cooking series that features a rotating cast of guest-hosts from the #OTVcommunity.

  • 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...

  • F*ck Yes
    1 season

    F*ck Yes

    1 season

    F*ck Yes is a modern sex-ed series focused on improving communication (and sex) between consenting adults. In this episode, a couple negotiates a threesome.

  • #BraveFuturesJOBURG

    7 videos

    Brave Futures Film Race challenges creatives, filmmakers and storytellers of all skills levels to produce a film in 48 hours or less.

  • The Hoodoisie

    1 season

    Chicago and America’s only bi-weekly underground live, live-streamed and web news show disseminating block-optic and radical perspectives on culture and politics occurring in different gentrifying neighborhoods every episode.

    Each Hoodoisie episodes delivers radical perspectives, knowledge and c...

  • Blaq In Bed

    2 seasons

    Come with questions and leave with answers. Blaq In Bed has been intentionally designed to provide folks with tips, resources and bravery needed to navigate complex spaces and discussions around intimacy, sex, disclosure and the fantasy.