A commitment to BADWest furthers our efforts to promote Black filmmakers in telling our stories. Our membership is a unique opportunity to network and engage with creatives in a culturally supportive environment.
Membership in the Black Association is open to people of African descent working in the documentary community. While BADWest is a Southern California based organization focusing primarily on the issues and concerns relevant to Southern California documentary filmmakers, there is n geographical limitation on membership.
Meetings are held at 6:30PM the first Thursday of each month.
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Until further notice, all monthly meetings are on Zoom.
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.
A limited quantity of Early Bird tickets are coming soon
Tickets for the entire event coming soon
Purchase tickets via Eventbrite using the buy ticket button. Please do not share purchased event screener link.
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