The 6th annual Toronto Black Film Festival


Wednesday Feb 14, 2018 to Monday Feb 19, 2018
11:00 AM until 09:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.


The 6th annual Toronto Black Film Festival (TBFF), presented by TD Bank in collaboration with Global News, announces the official program and events lineup running February 14 - 19. The 2018 edition of TBFF features Five World Premieres, Two International Premieres, Two North-American premieres and 21 Canadian Premieres. One of Canada’s premier festivals for black films showcases over 60 films from 20 countries, including United Arab Emirates, Nigeria, Germany, South Africa, France, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Denmark, Barbados, Haiti, Brazil, Congo, Canada, U.S.A. and more. Created by the Fabienne Colas Foundation, the Toronto Black Film Festival promotes diversity off and on screen and gives minorities a voice. Part of TD’s 2018 Black History Month Series, #TBFF18 will kick off with Nancy Buirski’s THE RAPE OF RECY TAYLOR and will close with South African film and Ontario Premiere KALUSHI: The Story of Solomon Mahlangu by Mandla Dube. This year’s festival also showcases the TBFF Black Market which includes a Panel Discussion with Filmmakers, a Masterclass with film producers, as well as a Tribute and Workshop with Emmy-winning Casting Director Robi Reed (BET). A Movie-Talk with the main cast of the film Service to Man, by Aaron Greer, Seth Panitch – including Greenleaf star Lamman Rucker. #TBFF18 is thrilled to introduce the first TBFF Kids Film Festival on Family Day (Feb. 19) which will open with the amazing animated feature film BILAL: A New Breed of Hero by Ayman Jamal, Khurram H. Alavi (United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia).


Adults $12 Children $6


View map Carlton Cinema
20 Carlton Street
Toronto, ON

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