Our Film Works 

Our Film Works is an Illinois corporation founded in 1997 focused on media production and consulting. Founder and CEO, Yvonne Welbon established the organization primarily to produce work that creates a stronger media presence for African American women. In addition, she works as a producer for hire on broadcast, documentary and feature film production.

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Sisters in Cinema 

Sisters in Cinema was founded in 1997 as an online resource for and about African American women media makers. Today we are a Chicago based 501(c)3 non-profit with an inclusive mission to center and celebrate Black girls, women, and gender nonconforming media makers, providing programs designed to educate, raise visibility, and support and serve our communities.

We envision a world where all Black girls, women and gender nonconforming media makers and storytellers have equal opportunities to create and thrive.

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Sisters in the Life 

Sisters in the Life is a black lesbian trans-media project produced by Yvonne Welbon centering on the history of out African American lesbian media making that includes an archive a book of essays, a feature documentary, and a website where both the archive and the new documentary stories will live – creating an online grassroots community, classroom and film festival.

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