Maori Karmael Holmes

Philadelphia, PA

Maori is a filmmaker and curator. She is the founder of BlackStar Film Festival. She has organized programs in film and performance at a myriad of organizations including: Anthology Film Archives, Institute of Contemporary Art Philadelphia, Barnes Foundation,  Painted Bride Art Center, Scribe Video Center, Lightbox Film Center, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, and The Underground Museum. As a filmmaker, her film and video works have screened internationally and been broadcast domestically.