Black Lens Archives

Black Lens presents ‘Black Women Behind the Lens’ panel

February 13, 2020

On Saturday, February 8, 2020, Milwaukee Film’s Black Lens celebrated Black History Month with an all-female panel discussion at Nō Studios, 1037 West McKinley Ave. This year’s Black History celebration focuses on the unique voice of women of color, both behind the camera and in front of it. The panel discussion featured four national, up-and–coming,… [Read More]

Black Lens MKE hosts kick-off party

October 10, 2019

On Friday, October 4, 2019, Black Lens MKE hosted the world renowned kick-off party for the 2019 Black Lens Film Fest, part of the MKE Film Festival, at The Cooperage, 822 S. Water St. In 2014, Black Lens was created with a singular focus: to spotlight the incredible work of African American filmmakers by bringing… [Read More]

Pledged support for Black Lens received from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and HBO

September 6, 2018

Netflix star DeWanda Wise and New York Times assistant editor Aisha Harris headline Black Lens events; eight feature films and two short programs will highlight 20 African-American filmmakers at this year’s festival Milwaukee Film announces generous support for the organization’s cultural pillar, Black Lens, by both The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and… [Read More]