Hollywood and the television industry have long favored mainstream narratives, but Open Television — heading into its fourth season — is turning that paradigm on its head.
The web platform is based in Chicago and showcases work by artists with multiple identities often marginalized in society, commerce and culture.
A new season of 25 pilots and series kicks off Thursday, April 4, at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art where four of those projects will make their debut: Damaged Goods, FOBia, The Right Swipe and Good Enough.
Morning Shift explores Open TV and its new season of content.
GUEST: Aymar Jean Christian, founder of Open TV, assistant professor of communications at Northwestern University, fellow at the Peabody media center
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