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  • Edible

    Movie

    Short film coming to OTV October 12, 2022.

    Secrets are revealed the night Celeste and her girlfriend Sara try an edible marijuana cookie.

    Starring:
    Damaris Chambers
    Rotana Tarabzouni
    Tara George
    Chances Williams
    Muhsin Fliah

    Writer/Director/Producer: Kandis Go
    Executive Producer: Dwayne Dugger...

  • A.I. Mama

    Movie

    A young programmer attempts to revive their lost mother by building an A.I. with human memories. A.I. Mama is a post-cyberpunk short featuring Kei, a young programmer who attempts to resurrect their lost mother by coding an A.I. that can input childhood memories. Shot handheld on raw black & whit...

  • Fuzzy Legs
    Movie + 1 extra

    Fuzzy Legs

    Movie + 1 extra

    Amina, a Pakistani-American girl, starts her first day of middle school in the suburbs of Chicago. She quickly finds out, it's not all what it's cracked up to be and having hairy legs doesn't help.

  • Pictures Only

    Movie

    Set in 1950s Bronzeville, Louise Parker is facing eviction from her home. Desperate to keep her independence and status, she is introduced to a lucrative performing opportunity. While attempting to keep this new venture a secret, she simultaneously gains popularity, risking being exposed to and d...

  • HER: a micro-série

    1 season

    Dramedy series now streaming on OTV.

    HER: a micro-série is a Coming-of-Age Dramedy about a Black Bisexual Woman who struggles with high functioning depression as she navigates her late twenties. Imani finds escape through dance, dating apps, family, & friends.

  • Models (S1, E2) - Gangs

    When Teddy joins a street gang that sells beets, Wanjiku, not wanting to be out-done, joins a Jane Austen themed group herself. Rigby must learn how to address Kitty's dangerous addiction to dryer sheets. Can he save his sister, his family?! Meanwhile, Jovanny struggles silently to secure a new s...

  • Craft Service

    2 seasons

    Welcome to Craft Service.

    A talk show experience that shares recipes for nourishment, recipes for success, spells, and stories

    I believe that with imagination, play, and application, we can create the world that we want to see.

    If you believe this too this is the show for you!

    If you don't b...

  • F*ck Stan
    1 season

    F*ck Stan

    1 season

    Three friends road trip to Peoria to pull off a heist only to find that their target is a lot more complicated than they first thought. Written and Directed by Marrissa Coccaro, F*CK STAN is a three-part story that explores consent, responsibility, and consequences in a light-hearted foul mouthed...

  • Black Girl Magic

    4 seasons

    Black Girl Magic is a drag show starring a lineup of all black performers. Queens pay tribute to important black women with a diverse showcase that captures the breadth of talents and creativity within black drag community. Tune in LIVE with The Vixen every month!

  • Nanobot Meets Siren

    A NANOBOT discovers a siren and introduces her their world and vice versa. New worlds.

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    Team Name: SEI SIREN PRESENTS (Motsei Rangata, Janice Phiri, Amber Welkom, Chipego Mwiinga, Naledi de Wee, MWANJI THE WNDRKD)

    Brave Futures Film Race is an intersectional competit...

  • These Thems

    1 season

    "These Thems" is an award-winning comedy series following the lives of four friends as they navigate gender, sexuality, and the delightful messiness of New York City's queer community.

  • Soy Reclamo

    SPANISH: Cuerpos que se fragmentan, cuerpos que quieren dejar de ser cuerpos. Cuerpos que reclaman su lugar en una fiesta. Cuerpos que reclaman su lugar.

    ENGLISH:
    Bodies that are fragmented, bodies that want to stop being bodies. Bodies that claim their place at a party. Bodies that claim thei...

  • Sable Chameleon

    Having drifted away from her boyfriend of six months, Lotus boils it down to the fact that she's longing for something more - but does not know what exactly. Lotus shows her liberation through challenging the stereotypes and we see her 'ascend' from a space where she was once dazed and confused t...

  • Safe Outside

    A 24 year old has internalised the shame imposed on her about her sexuality. A 15 year old is settled in her expression of love. The moment in which they collide reveals an ascension. Where do lost souls see their reflections?

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    Team Name: RETRO GAZE (Phiola Tesi Kay...

  • Capacity

    This short film was created during the Brave Futures Film Race Fall/Winter 2020.

    Calen, a queer black woman, navigates her inner turmoil, anxiety and worldly external forces while receiving guidance from her ancestor Dula to seek and find her fearlessness. She realizes she's always had the powe...

  • The Right Swipe

    1 season

    When best friends India and Margo team up to start the Right Swipe, a business fixing men’s dating profiles, they have only three rules:

    One: They must use their powers for good. Two: They charge on a sliding scale. Three: They can’t sleep with their clients. Or date them. Or flirt with them.

    U...

  • Darling Shear

    1 season

    Darling Shear, is a 14 episode docu series by Diana Quiñones Rivera, that follows Darling Shear as she choreographs a piece for 6 dancers rooted in the tradition of Hollywood musicals. Through rehearsals, everyday life, and performances, Darling Shear presents a hilarious perspective to the world...

  • Dont @ Me (Please)

    Movie

    don’t @ me (please) is a SlamFam Ensemble digital show that explores the “unprecedented times” we have been living in by blending poetry and film. Together, our ensemble of poets will ask all the burning questions that we need the answers to right now: how do you measure growth and progress when ...

  • #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...

  • 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...

  • The Haven
    1 season

    The Haven

    1 season

    The under-paid staff of a domestic violence shelter grapples with the messiness of their personal lives while trying to help their clients embark on abuse-free futures. A houseful of traumatized and temporarily homeless women—each with their own specific emotional baggage—means nearly constant ch...

  • Easy Abby
    2 seasons

    Easy Abby

    2 seasons

    Abby likes women. And sex. A lot. Abby can tune into the needs of her many lovers, but she’s full of anxiety otherwise. So she stays busy juggling affairs, friends, and her bipolar Mother. She dreams of
    living in Costa Rica and studying coral reefs, but Abby has yet to leave the Midwest.

  • Filmmaking While Femme Roundtable Talk

    Movie + 1 extra

    This International Women's Day join women and femme-filmmakers Ashley O'Shay, Elena Valentine, Stephanie Jeter, and host, Sarah Minnie as they discuss their journeys in the film industry, how they have thrived over the years, challenges they've overcome, and more.

  • Working Grrrls

    69 items

    Playlist curated by OTV Head of Exhibition (2020) Chris Walker. Shows that revolve around the workplace or an artist's career.