Affiliated festivalsDecember 9, 2021 2022-02-09 17:06
We can count on a solid network of the Fabienne Colas Foundation’s affiliated Festivals to showcase our filmmakers and their films.
Montreal International Black Film Festival
Created in 2005, the MIBFF is currently the largest Canadian Film Festival entirely dedicated to black realities from all four corners of the world through films and industry events. It attracted 300,000 attendees in 2020.
Festival Haiti en Folie (Haiti on Fire) - Montreal
Created in 2007, Haiti on Fire is the largest multidisciplinary Festival outside of Haiti to be entirely dedicated to Haitian Culture.
Quebec Film Festival in Haïti
Created in 2009, the Quebec Film Festival in Haiti wants to bring Quebec and Haiti closer culturally by presenting Haitians with the richness of Quebec cinema with free screenings and various panels and workshops.
Fade to Black Festival – Montreal
Created in 2012, Fade to Black celebrates Black History Month through a multi-disciplinary Program. The Festival fosters openness and diversity, raises awareness and promotes intercultural understanding, through programs that provoke, educate and entertain. It attracted 110,00 online festival viewers in 2021.
Toronto Black Film Festival
Created in 2013, The TBFF is Canada’s biggest celebration of Black History Month through films and industry events. 100,000 people attended online in 2021.
Festival Haiti en Folie (Haiti on Fire) - New York
Created in 2016, the Festival Haiti en Folie in New York City aims to showcase and celebrate the best of Haitian culture through arts and so much more.
Halifax Black Film Festival
Created in 2017, the HBFF is Canada’s 3rd Black Film Festival. It celebrates African Heritage Month in Nova Scotia which holds Canada’s oldest Black population.
Salvador Black Film Festival
Created in 2019, The Salvador Black Film Festival, held in Bahia, Brésil, is the first of its kind in the city that holds Brazil’s largest Black population. Founded by Zaza production in collaboration with Giros Filmes.
Halifax Black Summer Festival
Created in 2019, the HBSF is a multi-disciplinary arts and music festival with events held both indoors and out. It drew 30,000 online festival viewers in 2021.
Ottawa Black Film Festival
The Ottawa Black Film Festival is dedicated to giving unique voices in cinema the opportunity to present audiences with new ways of looking at the world. OBFF’s ambition is to encourage the development of the independent film industry and to promote more films on the reality of Black people from around the Globe.
Calgary Black Film Festival
The Calgary Black Film Festival is dedicated to giving unique voices in cinema the opportunity to present audiences with new ways of looking at the world.
Vancouver International Black Film Festival
The newest addition to Canada’s Black film festival circuit is the VIBFF, started in 2021 in Canada’s Hollywood North!