[Blackstudies-l] Vote for "Teachers" in the PBS Online Film Festival!

Maria Lima lima at geneseo.edu
Wed Jul 13 09:51:11 EDT 2016


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Hi NBPC Family,

The 2016 PBS Online Film Festival
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11-29) kicked off this week, and we are proud to announce that *Teachers
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*a compelling short from Film Independent's *Project Involve*, is NBPC's
official entry! The film follows Ms. Faith Mayfield (*Tatyana Ali*), a high
school social studies teacher who encounters an ethical dilemma during her
quest to help a struggling student, Ellie (*Jordyn Barber*).

Directed by *Mark Columbus*, written by *Jason Park* and produced by *Stephen
Love Jr.*, *Teachers* is a must-see. We encourage you watch and share --
and if you enjoy the film, don't forget to vote for it on Twitter with the
hashtags #Teachers
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*Click here to watch and cast your vote for "Teachers."
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Read on to find out more about upcoming deadlines, online content and
summer screenings.

Sincerely,

Leslie Fields-Cruz

Executive Director, NBPC
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Last Chance to Watch "Tchindas" Online!
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*Tchindas <http://cts.vresp.com/c/?NBPC/06c5041b9c/04399e82c1/86cad47081> *is
streaming on PBS.org until this* Thursday, July 14*! The award-winning
documentary, which aired on *AfroPoP
<http://cts.vresp.com/c/?NBPC/06c5041b9c/04399e82c1/628909c7ca>* Season 8,
follows *Tchinda Andrade* -- a celebrated transgender woman from Sâo
Vincente, Cape Verde -- as she and her cohorts prepare for the town's
annual Carnival.

*Click here to watch "Tchindas."
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"Wilhemina's War" Screening in Washington, D.C.
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Join Independent Lens
<http://cts.vresp.com/c/?NBPC/06c5041b9c/04399e82c1/5072642b3b>, the
Congressional Black Caucus, Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Congressman Jim
McDermott for a FREE screening of *Wilhemina's War
<http://cts.vresp.com/c/?NBPC/06c5041b9c/04399e82c1/444fdd1bde> *-- *TOMORROW,
July 13, at the Capital Visitor Center in Washington, D.C. *

Directed by previous NBPC grantee *June Cross*, this documentary examines
the struggle of 62-year-old Wilhemina Dixon as she combats the stigma of
HIV/AIDS and struggles to care for her daughter and granddaughter, who are
both HIV-positive. The film will begin at *6:30 PM*, followed by a panel
discussion on HIV in rural America.

*Click here to register for the event.
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Join the Women's Lab at CSI NYC
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The Centre for Social Innovation
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seeking like-minded, innovative leaders and organizations to join the new CSI
Women's Lab <http://cts.vresp.com/c/?NBPC/06c5041b9c/04399e82c1/25309cbfdb>.
Founded
to provide workspace and support for social mission endeavors that benefit
girls and women, the lab has 40 spaces available exclusively for founding
members.

Ideal applicants are involved with a social mission for girls and women;
are passionate and hard-working and are interested in building a
collaborative community. Deadline to apply is this *Friday, July 15*!

*Click here for full application guidelines.
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Catch "Chisholm '72" at the Moving Image Museum
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If you're in New York City next *Friday, July 22*, don't miss the
NBPC-supported film *Chisholm '72: Unbought and Unbossed
<http://cts.vresp.com/c/?NBPC/06c5041b9c/04399e82c1/24653de5f2>, *part of
the Museum of the Moving Image
<http://cts.vresp.com/c/?NBPC/06c5041b9c/04399e82c1/7995884da4>'s "On the
Campaign Trail" series!

Directed by *Shola Lynch* -- who will attend the screening in person --
this documentary chronicles the 1972 presidential campaign of *Shirley
Chisholm*, the first black woman elected to the United States Congress.

*Want tickets? Click here.
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NYT and POV Seek Mediamaker for Digital Project on Race
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Got a talent for telling engaging stories online? The PBS documentary
series *POV <http://cts.vresp.com/c/?NBPC/06c5041b9c/04399e82c1/2330c49e10>* is
teaming up with The New York Times to explore race as it's lived today in a
new interactive project, and they are looking for a mediamaker to help tell
that story.

Pitch your project by *July 25, 2016*.

*Click here to read more and apply.
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Apply for the ITVS Diversity Development Fund
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ITVS's Diversity Development Fund
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new audiences to public television and fosters civic participation by
bringing diverse voices into the public sphere. The fund offers up to *$15K
in R&D funding *to producers of color for single documentary programs for
public television. Funded activities may include travel, research, script
development, preliminary production for work-in-progress reels or other
early-phase activities.

*Click here to start an application.
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The National Black Programming Consortium
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(NBPC) is supported in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
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further funding from the New York State Council on the Arts
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for AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange
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the National Endowment for the Arts
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NBPC is the only non-profit that offers training, funding and distribution
for projects solely about the black experience. We are seeking foundations,
corporations and individuals to help our work. For more information about
underwriting and contributions, please contact Leslie Fields-Cruz (
leslie at nbpc.tv
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donate, click here
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