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  • A.P.T. Black History Month Film Festival 2022
    Feb 27, 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST
    Queens, 36-01 35th Ave, Queens, NY 11106, USA
    Black Speculative Fiction (Journey of the Black Creative), at the Bartos Screening Room. Hosted by Tuffy Questell and Vernon “Smij” Williams. In honor of Black History Month, with our community partner Museum of the Moving Image, we present our annual Black Film Celebration.
  • "Our Stories" Film Educational Series 2021
    A.P.T. Film Education Series 2021
    May 15, 2021, 3:00 PM EDT – Jun 26, 2021, 3:00 PM EDT
    A.P.T. Film Education Series 2021
    An 8 week course on all aspects of filmmaking and the business of the film industry.
  • Educated Actors 2021
    Educated Actors 2021
    Apr 15, 2021, 6:00 PM EDT – May 27, 2021, 8:40 PM EDT
    Educated Actors 2021
    6 Week Crash Course In Acting & Audition Techniques.
  • Black History Month Film Festival 2021
    Feb 06, 2021, 4:00 PM EST – Feb 28, 2021, 7:20 PM EST
    Celebrating the journey of the Black Film Creative. Screenings of independent films created by The African Diaspora. Hosted by Samson Styles, plus Panel Discussion "The State of Black Film", Hosted by Tiffany Joy (Museum of The Moving Image). Airing on Youtube Feb6th through the 28th.
  • 41st. KWANZAA Music & Dance Festival
    Dec 27, 2020, 4:20 PM – 7:20 PM EST
    A Virtual Cultural Music & Arts Festival Recorded Live From Jamaica Performing Arts Center, To Your Home, For The Entire Family To Enjoy!!
  • Community Empowerment Day
    Location is TBD
    Aug 15, 2020, 5:00 PM – 9:20 PM EDT
    Location is TBD
    Honoring Institutions, organizations, & Stakeholders in Economic Achievement & Excellence in Community Service
  • How To Publish A Children's Book
    Zoom Video Communications
    Jul 20, 2020, 6:30 PM EDT – Aug 19, 2020, 8:30 PM EDT
    Zoom Video Communications
    This Summer, award-winning author and publisher, Delicia B. Davis, leads a remarkable workshop for creative artists seeking to start and finish their children’s book ! With hands on activities, expert guest instructors, industry insight, and top notch artists onboard. Register Now!!
  • Make Up Master Class 2020
    Zoom Video Communications
    May 27, 2020, 4:13 PM – 4:28 PM EDT
    Zoom Video Communications
    Learn The Business of being a Freelance Make Up Artist. Learn tricks and tips on skin care and make for people of color. Learn Photo,Film, and Special Effects Make Up.
  • Educated Actors 2020
    Zoom Communications
    May 10, 2020, 6:40 PM EDT – Jun 15, 2020, 3:51 PM EDT
    Zoom Communications
    Our 6th installment of our acting program. Students Learn The Business of Acting,On Screen Training, Monologues,Headshots, etc.
  • "Our Stories" Film Educational Series 2020
    Zoom Video Communications
    Apr 18, 2020, 6:20 PM EDT – May 06, 2020, 8:20 PM EDT
    Zoom Video Communications
    Our 5th Installment of our filmmaking workshops,Students learn the business of filmmaking, camera, lights, scoring, producing, film budgeting, and create a short film that is shown at The Black History Month Film Festival at The Museum of The Moving Image.

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