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Welcome to the 21st Allied Media Conference!

This year we have gone VIRTUAL! AMC kicks-off Thursday July 23rd!

Browse all of our sessions below. Session times are listed by default in Eastern Standard Time.

We are excited to host 24 Virtual Network Gatherings this year. Network gatherings are taking place before and after conference and many are INVITE ONLY, those that are open to new guests will be updated in Sched. To learn more about Network Gatherings go here.

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Friday, July 24 • 7:00pm - 9:30pm
DNA Presents: Ethics & Aesthetics Part 1

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Gender Justice Kaleidoscope
Join Detroit Narrative Agency for the screening of Eight perspectives on the intersections of gender and a multitude of experiences from Black filmmakers across the diaspora.
Screenings followed by a moderated conversation with filmmakers.

Origin of Hair by CarrieHawks: This film explores Black queer identity and self acceptance as a pathway to personal utopia via the legacy of Sister Rosetta Tharpe. (1min.)
Virago by Franchesca Lamarre: A DREAMSCAPE; discussing the origins of American contemporary gender presentation.(17 min.)
Outdooring by Maxwell Addae: A young man attends his nephew's Ghanaian baptism with a plan: steal the donated money and keep a deep secret hidden from his family.(18 min.)
Tender by Felicia Pride: A young man attends his nephew's Ghanaian baptism with a plan: steal the donated money and keep a deep secret hidden from his family. (15 min.)

Gummi Bear by RJ Dawson: Gummi Bear is about the different manifestations of toxic masculinity in the Black community and how they affect the coping mechanisms of young Black children. (18 min.)
Wild Darlings Sing the Blues(and it's a song of Freedom) by Nova Scott-James: Wild Darlings is a queer film series about healing arts and social justice, following a group of black queer women and gnc artists on a spiritual rite of passage that culminates in a pilgrimage to a plantation in the American South. (22 min.)
Piu Piu by Naima Ramos-Chapman: A self-discovery trek into the city becomes the seeking of a safe space. (10 min.)
What If Black Boys Were Butterflies? by DaeQuan Collier: An experimental short film about what black boyhood is and what it ultimately could be. (4 min.)

This Event will be streamed: https://youtu.be/EWLG8xyjnDg

Friday July 24, 2020 7:00pm - 9:30pm EDT