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Can’t decide what to watch during #TBFF16? Our awesome programming team can help you!

. Can’t decide what to watch during #TBFF16? Our awesome programming team can help you! Emile Castonguay – TBFF Co-founder / Programming Director and Joyce Fuerza – Programmer / Programming Coordinator accepted to share the top 15 films that really touched them. Narrowing down to 15 films was not an easy task – since they… Read more »


#TBFF16 Special US Program

. 2016  commemorates 50 years since the creation of the Black Panther Party. What a better year for #TFF16 to offer our audiences a Special American Program featuring 23 American films, discussions and more – thanks to the support of the US Embassy !   NARRATIVE FEATURE FILMS Christmas Wedding Baby – Feb 11, 7pm… Read more »


Tribute to ALFRE WOODARD at Toronto Black Film Festival #TBFF16

. Oscar-nominated actress ALFRE WOODARD will receive inaugural CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD at 4th annual Toronto Black Film Festival #TBFF16   Followed by the International Premiere of Ben Bowman’s KNUCKLEHEAD + Q&A  Saturday, February 13, 2016, 9PM at Jackman Hall – Art Gallery of Ontario click here for more infos  Award-winning actor Alfre Woodard (12 Years… Read more »



  HERE’S THE LIST OF THE FABOLOUS DIRECTORS, ACTORS, PRODUCERS WHO WILL BE ATTENDING AT THE #TBFF16 !! FEB. WED, 10 : THINA SOBABILI (THE TWO OF US) Ernest Nkosi : Producer/Writer/Director, Enos Manthata : Producer/Art Director, Katleho Twala : Producer/Associate, Thato (DH) Dhladla :Producer/Actor FEB. THU, 11 : CHRISTMAS WEDDING BABY  Kiara C. Jones : Director FEB. THU, 11 : EAVESDROPPING ON… Read more »


Toronto Black Film Festival celebrates diverse cinema (

Article From : Fabienne Colas started black film festivals in Montreal and Toronto to address the same diversity issues plaguing the Academy Awards, as Hollywood navigates bold-face boycotts and an intensified repeat of last year’s #OscarsSoWhite social media protest. “It’s like déjà vu but the difference this time is you need to do something… Read more »

Our Founder Fabienne Colas’ take on ‪#‎OscarSoWhite‬ this morning in the Metro Toronto !

Film industry in general needs more diversity: Toronto Black Film Festival founder As Toronto gets ready to host the fourth annual Black Film Festival, founder calls for more diversity on screen It may not be the academy that’s to blame for the #OscarsSoWhite uproar. Issues of diversity – or lack thereof – run much deeper… Read more »