The 7th MIBFF will run from September 20 to 30, 2012 in Montreal: 11 days of sharing, interculturalism and entertainment during which we will be presenting the best and the most amazing new films in the world of Black cinema. A fresh, new look at black cinema from the four corners of the globe.
Registration is already open for films of any genre and any length: feature, medium-length and short films (fiction, documentary, animation…). The registration form, pre-selection conditions, and rules & regulations are available on the Festival’s Website at www.montrealblackfilm.com until the June 15, 2012 deadline.
The MIBFF will also be holding a short film contest open to beginners and professionals alike. Details are available on the Festival Website.
The jury responsible for selecting the winners will be composed of people of many different nationalities, none of whom are involved in the organization of the Festival.
About the Montreal International Black Film Festival
Presented by Global Montreal, the Montreal International Black Film Festival (MIBFF) was created in 2005 by the Fabienne Colas Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting Cinema, Art and Culture. The mission of the MIBFF is to stimulate the development of the independent film industry and to showcase more films on the realities of Blacks from around the world. The Festival wants to promote a different kind of cinema, cinema that hails from here and from abroad and that does not necessarily have the opportunity to grace the big screen, groundbreaking cinema that moves us, that raises awareness and that takes us all by surprise. The MIBFF wants to deal with issues and present works that raise questions, that provoke, that make us smile, that leave us perplexed, that shock us… A fresh new look at black cinema from the four corners of the globe!
The MIBFF raises public awareness. It gives Black people the opportunity to reconnect with their culture and others, a chance to discover a dynamic and emerging cinema. A blooming cinema that does not necessarily have the opportunity to grace the big screen, groundbreaking cinema that moves us, that raises awareness and that takes us all by surprise.
Several thousand movie-goers are expected to turn out for this 8th edition, which is under preparation and promises to offer an even richer and more varied program than last year. Make it a date not to be missed!
The Montreal International Black Film Festival
September 20 to 30, 2012