Alumna Returns to Philly in New Role at BlackStar

Ashley Ijoema Omoma (second from left), is one of six recently hired staff at BlackStar.

Lehigh University and Documentary Storymaking alumna Ashley Ijoema Omoma is one of six newly hired staff at Philadelphia’s BlackStar, critical to the organization’s growth as it celebrates a ten-year anniversary. Ashley joins BlackStar as submissions open for this year’s film festival. Guidelines for submission are here: Ashley’s review of Time and her interview with the director, Garrett Bradley, was published in Documentary Magazine last winter. Her thoughtful review and interview with the filmmaker appears here: