Sisters in Cinema was founded as a resource for and about African American women media makers. Our mission is to entertain, educate, develop and celebrate
We produce films and other media that celebrate the works and lives of female African-American filmmakers.
The Sisters in Cinema archive assists those who wish to learn more about the rich and understudied history of African American women filmmakers.
We host video screenings, lectures and workshops.
We provide mentoring, counseling and industry contacts for anyone working or who wishes to work in creative media industries
We teach media-making to young women of color.
Syrena Bodden-Alexander is the board secretary for Sisters in Cinema and an assistant principal for Chicago Public Schools.
Anita Welbon is the board treasurer of Sisters in Cinema and a professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Chris Smith is the board vice-chair of Sisters in Cinema and the co-founder of Affinity Community Services.
Yvonne Welbon is Founder of the Chicago-based non-profit, Sisters in Cinema and a Senior Creative Consultant at Chicken & Egg Pictures.
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