Approaching two decades, our signature event DOBD showcases premiere documentaries directed and/or produced by Black filmmakers. Held at the prestigious American Film Institute, the day brings together black filmmakers and enthusiasts with dynamic filmmaker panels and networking. It is a celebration of documentaries, which highlights the Black Experience and spotlights its filmmakers from around the world.
Non-members must pay, and Paid BADWest members must RSVP on the website to attend the meeting.
The benefits of being a member include free monthly meetings, screenings and other special events.
Documentaries highlight the Black Experience and spotlights its filmmakers from around the world.
Watch filmmaker trailers from the St. Clair Bourne 4th Monday Free Documentary Screening series.
A limited quantity of Early Bird tickets are coming soon
Tickets for the entire event coming soon
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The Black Association of Documentary Filmmakers West (BAD West) is a professional organization providing people of African descent working in documentary film, video or other media the opportunity to network professionally, share resources, exchange ideas and meet socially in order to enhance the development, production, promotion and exhibition of documentaries. The Black Association of Documentary Filmmakers West also advocates the recognition and professional advancement of Black documentary filmmakers.
The Black Association of Documentary Filmmakers West is a project of Fulcrum Arts' Emerge fiscal sponsorship program.--Website, www.fulcrumarts.org
This activity is supported in part by the California Arts Council, a state agency.--Website, www.fulcrumarts.org