OTV | Open Television is a non-profit platform for intersectional television. We incubate, distribute, and exhibit artists that commercial television networks and art institutions do not develop consistently: artists who identify with multiple identities marginalized by the market and society. OTV experiments with alternative ways to develop, produce, and exhibit art and television. Our programs center artistic expression, intersectionality, Chicago and digital networking.
Code-Switched follows the interconnected lives of five South Asian-American friends trying to blaze their own trails in a world of fleeting relationships, high-expectations, and gentrified workplaces. Messy and constantly in a state of feeling “in-between,” the squad of Zara, Rahul, Priya, Joe, a...
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...
#4TheQulture - Carolyn Collado: Recovery As Revolution
A chitty-chat on recovery as a revolutionary, liberating practice that honors the freedom our queer and trans Black and brown ancestors dreamt of for us. Recovery as putting into practice community building and care, mutual aid, and decolonizing.
Members of the Queering the Parks Youth Committee share their experiences of being part of Queering the Parks. The talk also examines how Queering the Parks allows space for the intersection of queerness and BIPOC experiences.
#4TheQulture - LaSaia Wade & McKensie Mack: Business Beyond the Binary
A dynamic conversation between LaSaia Wade (Brave Space Alliance) and McKensie Mack (MMG, #BoundaryWork) on the ways we can create better pathways for Trans/Gender Non-conforming leadership. Business Beyond the Binary is facilitated by Elijah McKinnon.