Black Starz! Has Sisters Act

Black Starz! will debut documentary Sisters in Cinema Sunday, Feb. 8 at 8 p.m. as part of its Black History Month celebration.

The documentary -- directed by award winning filmmaker Yvonne Welbon (Living with Pride: Ruth Ellis @ 100) -- examines the trials and triumphs of African American women film directors both inside and outside the Hollywood system.

The careers of Neema Barnette (Civil Brand), Julie Dash (Funny Valentines), Maya Angelou (Down in the Delta), Kasi Lemmons (Eve’s Bayou), Cheryl Dunye (My Baby’s Daddy), Stephanie Allain (Biker Boyz), Diane Houston (City of Angels) and others are featured in Sisters in Cinema.