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BREAKING NEWS !! DISCOVER OUR OPENING NIGHT GUEST SPEAKER

BREAKING NEWS: #TBFF17 is happy to announce its guest speaker at the Opening Nigh! ISAIAH WASHINGTON will be there on Wednesday Feb 15 to share his thoughts and commitment to diversity on screen for our Fifth Anniversary! Followed by the screening of the Opening Film TELL THEM WE ARE RISING: The Story of Historically Black… Read more »


2017 #OscarSo…?

2017 #OscarSo…? One year after the #OscarsSoWhite controversy (initiated by April Reign in 2015), on Tuesday, January 24th 2017, Hollywood was waiting for the unveiling of the 2017 Oscars nominations. Well, it appears that the trend has shifted – nominees in almost all categories are much more “diversed” than the previous years. For the first… Read more »

TORONTO BLACK FILM FESTIVAL #TBFF17 TO SHOWCASE 40 FILMS FROM 20 COUNTRIES

TORONTO (January 19, 2017) – The Toronto Black Film Festival (TBFF), one of Canada’s premier festivals for black films, announces its full programming line-up with a focus on black global diversity. Returning for its fifth edition during Black History Month, February 15-19, #TBFF17 welcomes filmmakers, actors and audiences to Toronto for the 5-day event. The… Read more »

TELL THEM WE ARE RISING: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities will open #TBFF17 as a Canadian Premiere

Stanley Nelson’s ‘Tell Them We Are Rising’ explores Black education and revolution in unapologetic documentary Toronto (January 11, 2017) – Toronto Black Film Festival, co-presented by TD Bank in collaboration with Global News, launches February 15 to 19, 2017 for its fifth year with PBS documentary ‘Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black… Read more »