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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 »

GUESS WHO’S COMING TO #TBFF16

  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 (TheStar.com)

Article From theStar.com : 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 »

FABIENNE COLAS WAS AWARDED A MEDAL FROM THE QUEBEC’S NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

. Congratulations to our president and Founder Fabienne Colas who was awarded a Medal from Quebec’s National Assembly on Monday February 23, alongside two other members of Montreal’s black community Noel Alexander and Benoit Songa – recognizing their contribution to Quebec society. They were all recognized for their leadership and engagement in the black community… Read more »

Rosey Edeh will be hosting the Panel Discussion “Black Actor in Hollywood, then and now” !

. Rosey Edeh, anchor of the News at Noon and host of The Morning Show at Global News, will be hosting the Panel Discussion “Black actors in Hollywoord, then and now“, featuring actors Fred Williamson, Lanette Ware, Bill Cobbs, on Sunday, February 15, 5PM at Jackman Hall (AGO). Here are 5 things you don’t know about Rosey Edeh: – She… Read more »

5 things you may not know about Anthony Farnell, who will be hosting ‪#‎TBFF15‬’s Opening Night

– Anthony Farnell, Chief Meteorologist at Global News in Toronto, will be hosting the 3rd annual Toronto Black Film Festival’s Opening Night on Tuesday, February 10, 7:30PM at Isabel Bader Theatre. TBFF’s opening film is Manos Sucias (Dirty Hands), by Josef Wladyka, executive produced by Spike Lee.  Here are 5 things you may not know about… Read more »

MORE ON THE BLAXPLOITATION FLIX MIX PARTY

THE TORONTO BLACK FILM FESTIVAL UNLEASHES DJ XL5’S BLAXPLOITATION FLIX MIX PARTY AS PART OF ITS CLOSING EVENTS  Feb 15, 2015, 9:00 PM at Revival, 783 College Street, Toronto $30 online and $40 at the Door Buy your tickets now !   The 3rd annual Toronto Black Film Festival, presented by Global News, closes its… Read more »