visual arts // cinematic arts
// digital // decoloniality
consulting // curatorial
// communications // publishing
public programs // research
. Sudu Connexion, Paris
. Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival, Prague
. Media City Film Festival, Windsor-Detroit
. Embaúba Filmes, Belo Horizonte
. Marinis Media, Zagreb
. The Vlada Petric Foundation, Belgrade
02 November // 2020
The Paris-based speciality distribution company Sudu Connexion is preparing to launch the 6th season of their touring short film program Quartier Lointains. The theme of this sixth season is Afrofuturistik, featuring award-winning work by Baloji, The Nest Collective, Sofia Alaoui and others. The delegate for this season of the film program is fashion designer and artist Selly Raby Kane, and the media partner is the journal ARTS.BLACK. EXPOBLVD Projects is arranging the North American premiere and tour for this program in 2021. Contact us with inquiries.
27 October // 2020
The 24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival in the Czech Republic is organized as an online edition from 27 October through 8 November 2020. The special program Black Cinema Matters is a selection of key documentary films and videos from the mid-to-late 20th century that deal with a wide spectrum of Black culture in the United States. Directors and artists featured in this program include Marlon Riggs, Madeline Anderson, Tony Cokes, Coco Fusco, William Greaves and many others. EXPOBLVD Projects provided consulting on the program selection and presentation and is also handling media requests for the program. Contact us with inquiries.
11 October // 2020
The documentary Nun of Your Business, the debut feature film by producer-director Ivana Marinić Kragić, a Croatian-Serbian co-production from Marinis Media, had its world premiere at ZagrebDox, International Documentary Film Festival Zagreb in Croatia in October 2020. The film received the HT Audience Award at the festival. EXPOBLVD Projects is arranging the international premiere for this award-winning film and consulting on general festival strategy. Contact us with inquiries.
09 October // 2020
Embaúba Filmes, a distribution company in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, is representing the documentary film Seeds: Black Women to the Front, directed by Éthel Oliveira and Júlia Mariano. The film introduces an exciting new generation of Black women in Brazil who are entering politics for the first time and campaigning for public office. EXPOBLVD Projects is arranging the international premiere for this film and consulting on general festival strategy. Contact us with inquiries.
28 September // 2020
Media City Film Festival, one of the leading events for independent and avant-garde cinema in North America, which operates on both sides of the border in Canada and the United States, is planning its 25th anniversary edition in 2021. As a prelude, in September 2020, the festival launched an online exhibition space for digital art called Dark Dark Gallery. The space was inaugurated with a multidisciplinary exhibition titled Radical Acts of Care, featuring such artists as Simone Leigh, Cauleen Smith, Kelly Gallagher and others. EXPOBLVD Projects consulted on the development of the online gallery and also provided curatorial services for the first exhibition. EXPOBLVD Projects is also advising the festival on the development of its 25th anniversary edition as well as the development of its new online cinema.
21 September // 2020
The Vlada Petric Foundation is the caretaker of the legacy of Professor Vlada Petric (1928-2019), who was the Henry Luce Chair of Cinema at Harvard University and also Founding Curator of the Harvard Film Archive. The Foundation collaborates with Harvard Film Archive on preserving the Vlada Petric Collection and also with the Yugoslav Film Archive in Belgrade, Serbia in the archiving and preservation of the numerous papers and objects that form the extensive holdings of Vlada Petric. EXPOBLVD Projects advises the Vlada Petric Foundation on general institutional strategy as well as strategy for a wide portfolio of philanthropic and cultural activities.
Greg de Cuir Jr
General Manager, EXPOBLVD LLC