FESTIVAL BLACK MONTRÉAL 2020
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September 23, 2020 to October 4, 2020
16th MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL BLACK FILM FESTIVAL:
120 FILMS FROM 30 COUNTRIES + IMPACTFUL EVENTS
A necessary ONLINE Festival for our Times – Innovative, Strong, Diverse and Bold Programming - Amplifying even more Black Voices!
The 16th Montreal International Black Film Festival (MIBFF), created by the Fabienne Colas Foundation, will be presented by Quebecor in collaboration withDesjardins from September 23 to October 4, 2020 - ONLINE!
Canada’s biggest Black Film Festival, the Montreal International Black Film Festival (MIBFF), has unveiled the programming for its 16th edition. The MIBFF returns for a meaningful edition available entirely ONLINE across Canada and around the World, which highlights important topics such as the Environment, Immigration, Music, Human Rights, Women’s Rights, Systemic Racism, LGBTQ identity and Black Lives Matter. The Festival will open on Wednesday, September 23 at 7PM with a Canadian film, Sergio Navarretta’s The Cuban starring Louis Gossett Jr. Then, as of September 24, 120 films from 30 countries, will be available ONLINE until October 4. This year’s edition will close with Sonia Lowman’s Black Boys, produced by NFL New Orleans Saints’ safety Malcolm Jenkins. All Access Passes – giving access to the whole film selection ONLINE - are available for a special price of $49 (value of $300). Once again, the Festival is presenting The MIBFF Black Market space dedicated to the cinema industry; and presenting the MIBFF Kids Program. The MIBFF IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD – presented by Desjardins – which this year will give youth FREE access to a movie discussion on September 25 at 7PM at the Cultural and Community House in Montreal North. Also introducing this year, the PUBLIC’S CHOICE AWARD! Every MIBFF All Access Pass holder will be given the opportunity to vote for their favourite films on the Festival’s online streaming platform in various categories.