Fabia Mendoza’s: WHITE HOUSE

The Rhode Island Black Film Festival welcomes the White House and filmmaker, Fabia Mendoza to the Rhode Island Black Film Festival for a screening of the controversial story behind the Rosa Parks’ Detroit home the civil rights icon lived. Following the threats on her life after the Montgomery Bus Boycott and before working for the…

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Cabin In the Sky

The Rhode Island Black Film Festival welcomes the Mt Hope Community Center under the leadership of Reverend Dr. Olivier Bala, Senior Pastor for over two decades as a site for the screening of Cabin in the Sky. Cabin in the Sky  is our RIBff Black Classic. With Eddie “Rochester” Anderson as Little Joe Jackson.  dies in a drunken…

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ABOUT THE FILM FESTIVAL ORGANIZER

Ann-Allison Clanton born and raised in Providence Rhode Island is Marketing and Public Relations with Toby Arch Communications. Her passion for Films began as a Child as she watched the filming of the Steven Spielberg film Jaws as it was being filmed off the coastal waters of Martha’s Vineyard. Her love for documentary films developed…

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ARTIST BEHIND THE ARTWORK

Haitian Artist Nixon Leger is the artists providing the Poster for the Rhode Island Black Film Festival. Nixon’s work has appeared in art shows in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New York. Locally, in venues at the AS220 Gallery, Roger Williams University School of Law and the Rhode Island Department of Administration Gallery space. You can…

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ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The Rhode Island Black Film Festival launches in April as we mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Providence, the creative capital of Rhode Island – the birth of religious freedom and home to some of our nation’s iconic institutions in the arts and the New…

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