By Seitu Oronde
This year’s 2022 international Harlem film festival had fabulous films that were educational persuasive and really dug into the roots of our black culture, and history and countered the negativity of white supremacy.
Using powerful messages and images both video and digital stills to create powerful stories to address the power of black women through their hairstyle, dance, and thought energy, to demonstrate magnificent superpowers.
to transform energy through your eyes in challenging the oppressor’s negative thought patterns.
The filmmakers also talked about films that demonstrated support between African Americans and Asians and Augusta, Georgia.
White people did not want to do business with blacks but the Chinese had stores and businesses and employed and catered to black people.
One could clearly see how both groups were influenced by one another by the common foods that they both consumed.
There were excellent questions and answer sessions on all of the above and the next project.
Lisa Jessie Peterson, filmmaker created an excellent five-part series that talked about countering white supremacy by understanding the greatness and the culture and the tradition of black and African people throughout the diaspora in various time periods.
The message simply was black love and kryptonite will counter and destroy white supremacy please by understanding the greatness and the culture and the tradition of black and African people throughout the diaspora in various time periods.
Films were seen online until Sunday, May 15th, 2022, go to the website www.Harlemfilmfestival.com for more information and make a difference.
Photo credit: 1-5) Seitu Oronde.