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2015 POSTER CONTEST !

LAUNCH OF THE 2nd EDITION OF THE MIBFF POSTER CONTEST! The 11th Montreal International Black Film Festival ( MIBFF), taking place from September 29th to October 4th, 2015 , is proud to launch the 2nd edition  of its great international poster contest !  

TIA AIDE MOI ! A WebSerie by Caesey Shakes

. One of the 5 young filmmakers of our project “Being Black in Montreal” in 2014, Caesey Shakes, has since been working on a webserie: Tia aide-moi! Caesey wrote this webserie about black women, a subject she loves. The Fabienne Colas Foundation is really proud and invites you to watch its teaser and its website..
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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.
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DON’T MISS THE SCREENING OF CITIZENS OF NOWHERE !

. FONDU AU NOIR / FADE TO BLACK Presents as part of Black History Month, the Film CITIZENS OF NOWHERE  Followed by a discussion with the directors and experts on the topic, hosted by reporter François Bugingo  Saturday February 28 – 8PM – GENERAL ADMISSION | $15 – $20 at the door             Concordia University –.
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We are happy to support our sister festival, the Toronto Black Film Festival

– The Montreal International Black Film Festival, presented by Global Montreal, will be in TORONTO from February 10 to 15, 2015 at the 3rd annual Toronto Black Film Festival (TBFF), presented by Global News. We are happy to support our sister festival (both created by the Fabienne Colas Foundation) and can’t wait to meet Torontonians and filmmakers from.
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CONGRATULATIONS TO VIOLA DAVIS

Congratulations to Viola Davis for winning the favorite actress award in a new series at the 2015 People’s Choice Awards. Viola Davis is currently the heroine of the new ABC series “How to get away with  a murder” . She played Annalise Keating, a law professor at a prestigious Philadelphia university who, with her students, becomes entwined.
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FABIENNE COLAS ONE OF THE HOTTEST MONTREALERS OF THE YEAR

Congratulations to our President and Founder Fabienne Colas for making the Montreal Gazette ‘s 20 hottest, most fabulous, glamourous and best-dressed Montrealers of the year 2014!  http://bit.ly/1t8ZzQc

HIGHLIGHTS‎ OF THE 10th MIBFF

The 10th Montreal International Black Film Festival, presented by Global Montreal and created by the Fabienne Colas Foundation, was a big success! It’s thanks to our filmmakers, festivalgoers, volunteers, partners, the press. The whole team wants to THANK YOU! The 11th edition will he held from September 22 to 27, 2015  

CONGRATULATIONS MICHAËLLE JEAN !

Congratulations to our own Michaelle Jean, elected new Head of la Francophonie!  Historic moment ! She is the very first woman, first Haitian, first Quebecer, first Canadian to ever be in that position. It was about time a woman be the Head of the Office Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF)” – Fabienne Colas Photo –.
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Watch The Young And diversity Program’s Short Films Here !

The Montreal International Black Film Festival is glad to reveal the 5 short films created by the young filmmakers in the 1st edition of the Youth and Diversity Program created by the Fondation Fabienne Colas Foundation, for which the theme was: Being Black in Montreal. This has been possible thanks to the support of l’INIS,.
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