We’re proud to announce that both Vitiligo and Art of Being Haunted were official selections of The Roxbury International Festival that takes place June 21 – July 1, 2017. Vitiligo will be screened during the ‘Shorts 2: Suspenseful/Alternative section of the Festival on Thursday, June 29, between 3:00-4:30 (Alfond) The Art of […]

HipStory Films Has Both Films Accepted into Roxbury International Film ...



  Jourdan Christopher is a writer, documentary and street photographer based in Boston, Massachusetts. From the rows of the train to the concrete of the streets, focusing on images themed around race, class, gender and normality as well as deep involvement in community activism, Jourdan creates visuals and narratives that […]

HipStory Welcomes Photographer Jourdan Christopher to Staff as Digital Archivist



Last night, at the Majestic Theater in Dallas, Texas, our very own Oompa took home the gold and tied for first with Ebony Stewart at the Women of the World Poetry Slam! Oompa has been on an absolute wrecking spree in the last year. She put out her first album […]

Oompa takes home the Gold at WOWps2017


February 27th, 2017 ­– HipStory Films debuts the first of many major releases. Closing out Black History Month, directors Hakim Hill (The Art of Being Haunted) and Cliff Notez (Vitiligo) premiered their socially enlightening, psychological films. These films depict the relationship between racism, mental health, and social injustice. The screenings […]

HipStory Films Successfully Premieres Two Films About Black Mental Health


Berklee College of Music student Niya Norwood and alumni Nikko Lelasi wrote and arranged a breathtaking original song Black Girl Magic that has hit over 45k views on the official Berklee YouTube channel. Listeners are taken through a garden of warm strings and vocals with lead Niya opening the song. […]

Black Girl Magic Makes HipStory