Now Showing in Our Virtual Theatre:
Hey Little Black Girl
A film essay that explores black girlhood from yesterday, today and tomorrow.
Directed and Produced by Lyntoria Newton. Sound Recordist: Puck Lo
Once upon a time there was a little black girl who propelled herself into a dimension of new surfaces with old echoes of the little black girls who came before her.
Wednesday, August 26th, 12pm (EDT).
Hey Little Black Girl (2017). Digital video & archival 16mm film. 13 minutes.
Tickets are $10 for 72 hours of viewing access. Proceeds support the Filmmaker.
Lyntoria Newton is an independent documentary filmmaker and creative producer and arts educator in the SF Bay Area. Lyn has produced content for outlets such as The Boston Globe, PBA30, The University of Michigan, The Ford Foundation and others. Her work has shown at festivals across the U.S and internationally. She holds a B.A. from Hampshire College and an M.F.A. in Documentary Film and Video from Stanford University where she completed her thesis film, Hey Little Black Girl. The short essay film explores black girlhood through the coming of age stories of four little black girls living in the SF Bay Area. With support from the Ford Foundation, she produced two seasons of Basic Able, a satirical podcast devoted to disrupting ableist representations of disability. She is an impact producer on the film Mossville: When Great Trees Fall, which tells a story of environmental racism’s lethal impact on a historic black community in Louisiana. She is also the associate producer and engagement specialist for the feature documentary film, River City Drumbeat, which follows a black drum corp in Louisville, Kentucky.