Featured Films




  • Sep 13, 2021
    Byron Hurt Documentary Filmmaker

    On behalf of my production company, God Bless the Child Productions (GBC) I am happy to share this wonderful news with you! The Perspective Fund has awarded us post-production funding to complete HAZING! They have also awarded us funds to begin developing our impact campaign for the film. Other highly acclaimed Perspective Fund-supported films include: Through the Night; Crip Camp; Pray Away; Belly of the Beast; Unapologetic; Duty Free; And She Could Be Next; Coded Bias; I Am Greta; College Behind Bars; UNREST; Roll Red Roll; Charm City; The Hunting Ground; and All Skinfolk Ain't Kinfolk. We are glad to be in the company of these extraordinary documentary films supported by the Perspective Fund. We plan to put these funds to great use and cannot wait to release this film! Stay tuned for more announcements about HAZING and other GBC related projects in the coming weeks! And of course, we can't forget all of our GoFundMe.com supporters who donated to our crowdfunding campaign. Please see our updated list of supporters below. Enjoy your day! Byron Hurt and the God Bless the Child Productions Team

  • Sep 13, 2021
    Byron Hurt Documentary Filmmaker

    Perspective Fund Supports HAZING Documentary! -

  • Aug 19, 2021
    Byron Hurt Documentary Filmmaker

    My documentary production company, God Bless the Child Productions, LLC, is hiring virtual interns for the fall/winter for a new documentary I am directing for PBS. If you are a film instructor and have film students who need internships, feel free to send them my way. POSITION AVAILABLE: VIRTUAL INTERNS - No experience required but a strong work ethic is required. Responsibilities will include: Reporting to supervising staff Conducting online research Assisting whenever needed Slugging transcripts Generating scripts Assisting on production shoots Helping to load and unload production equipment Learning and asking questions when appropriate Time Commitment: Part time Compensation: School Credit/valuable experience TO APPLY: Please submit resumes for the following production positions to staffinggbc@gmail.com. Please put Intern Resume: INTERNSHIP in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

  • Apr 29, 2021
    Media, Movies & Masculinity: Using Film to Disrupt Rape CultureEverywhere

    Join the Omicron Chi Ques for a discussion with Aishah Shahidah Simmons, Shaunelle Curry, Don McPherson, and Jackson Katz. Moderated by yours truly. Thursday, April 29th, from 7pm to 8:30 pm! Please spread the word!! @afrolez @shangiliameansjoy @jacksontkatz @donmcpherson9 Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gTQPPPLMSuWfmiyPa2oaCQ

  • Apr 21, 2021
    Soul Food Junkies at the Smithsonian Museum!Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum

    Don't miss a virtual screening of my film, Soul Food Junkies at the Smithsonian Museum THIS WEDNESDAY, April 21st, 6:30pm to 8:30pm EST. In this discussion, we’ll relate themes of health and culture to the movement for food justice in DC and our new exhibition "Food for the People."

  • Nov 18, 2020
    A Conversation with Turquoise Elfcup filmmakers / Free Zoom / 9:00PMCucalorus

    JOIN US tonight for the @cucalorus Festival as I engage filmmakers: Dorian Emerson (Negros), Ash Goh Hua (You Are Free), Kelly Whalen (When the Waters Get Deep), and Jun Bae (Turf Nation) in a Q&A discussion about their films. Watch their work virtually at cucalorus.org and then swing through the virtual Q&A session at 9 pm tonight. See you there!

  • Soul Food Junkies

    A documentary film about food, family, and tradition.

  • Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes

    A riveting examination of manhood, sexism, and homophobia in Hip-Hop culture.

  • I Am A Man: Black
    Masculinity in America

    This classic film explores what it means to be a black man in America.

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