EVENTS

GARY INTERNATIONAL BLACK FILM FESTIVAL

October 7th - 9th  |  Gary, Indiana

The Gary International Black Film Festival uses film as a catalyst for positive cultural activity to enhance the ‘cultural capital’ of our hometown of Gary, IN by celebrating black culture through independent film and discussion. It is our goal to bring films of the highest quality that are not seen at the local multiplex that reflect the depth and transcendence of black people.

Learn more at www.garyblackfilmfest.org.

VIENNA INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL

September 10th - 14th  |  Vienna, Austria

The mission of the Vienna Independent Film Festival is to both discover and inspire independent filmmakers from around the world and to introduce their work to broad audiences. This international festival, hosted in Vienna, Austria, invites global filmmakers to showcase their work with in-person screenings and red carpet events hosted by prestigious industry guests. Playing Through screens at this year's festival on September 13th.

Learn more at www.vienna-film-festival.com.

OAK PARK BLACK FILM FESTIVAL

September 7th - 11th  |  Sacramento, California

The inaugural Oak Park Black Film Festival in Sacramento, California, hosted at the historic Guild Theater, will run September 7th through September 11th, showcasing African American filmmakers and narratives. The week will feature panel discussions and additional special events. The Oak Park Black Film Festival hopes to bring greater opportunity to black filmmakers, connecting black cinematic talent with peers and industry professionals.

Click here to learn more. 

MARTHA'S VINEYARD AFRICAN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL

August 9th - 13th  |  Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center

The Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival, produced by Run&Shoot, is a nine-day event that showcases the works of independent and established African-American filmmakers and Black excellence in film. The Festival is recognized as a distinguished showcase and is an OSCAR® Qualifying Festival in the Short Film Category. This year mark's the 20th anniversary of the Festival.

Learn more at www.mvaaff.com.

PLAYING THROUGH at the 20th ANNUAL MVAAFF

August 8th at 1:00 p.m.  |  Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center

Playing Through screens at the 20th annual Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival on Monday, August 8th at 1:00 p.m. To purchase tickets, visit https://www.mvaaff.com/tickets/ and scroll to the correct date or item number #BLK17 and proceed to checkout by clicking the red button. Tickets for this screening are $20 each and are available for purchase through August 8th.

Click here to purchase tickets at www.mvaaff.com/tickets/.

DURBAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

July 21st-30th  |  Durban, South Africa and Virtual

The Durban International Film Festival fulfils a facilitative function as a promoter of the film industry, creating networking and cultural exchange platforms. It was initiated as a safe space for intellectual and creative dialogue to start conversations that spark innovation and question the world we live in and the lenses through which history is portrayed during a time of conflict and extreme racial tensions. The festival is an Academy Award Qualifying event and is vital on the international film circuit. DIFF is presented annually by the Centre for Creative Arts at the University of Kwazulu-Natal. This year marks the festival's 43rd year.

Learn more at www.durbanfilmfest.com.

SARASOTA FILM FESTIVAL

April 2nd  |  6:30 p.m.  |  Cinebistro Siesta Key  -  SOLD OUT
April 4th  |  4:15 p.m.  |  Sarasota Municipal Auditorium

The Sarasota Film Festival, founded in 1998, is an international film festival hosted in Sarasota, Florida, and viewable from around the world. The festival's mission is to celebrate the art of filmmaking and the contribution of filmmakers by hosting an international film festival and developing year-long programs for the economic, educational, and cultural benefit of the Sarasota community.

Tickets at www.sarasotafilmfestival.com

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