April 20 – 23
Black Culture in Film
Little Richard: I am Everything close out Film Festival
The Rhode Island Black Film Festival is proud to be joining the world in screening ‘Little Richard: I Am Everything’ on Sunday, April 23, 3:30 p.m. as part of official selections for the annual Rhode Island Black Film Festival at the Watson Institute for International...
JAMES COTTON STORY TIPS THE HAT TOWARDS BLACK CULTURE AND JAZZ
The history of the African-American Cinema is a harsh timeline of racism, repression and struggle contrasted with film scenes of boundless joy, hope and artistic spirit. The Rhode Island Black Film Festival serves as a platform to showcase the rich history and culture...
BLACK CULTURE IN FILM: The Annual Rhode Island Black Film Festival
Now in its 6th year, the Rhode Island Black Film Festival is an annual event that showcases a wide range of feature, short and documentary film content made by and about people of African descent. An experience like no other film festival in Rhode Island, as the only...
2023 RIBFF Schedule
OUR 2023 FESTIVAL SPONSORS
RIBFF WOULD LIKE TO THANK OUR SPONSORS, FILMMAKERS, AND PARTICIPANTS fOR MAKING THE 2023 RHODE ISLAND BLACK FILM FESTIVAL A GREAT SUCCESS!
The Rhode Island Black Film Festival hosts panels, roundtables, and workshops, author events covering every nook and cranny of the art, craft, and business of storytelling through the platform of film. Serving as a creative space for conversations, ideas, and projects by filmmakers of African-American, Caribbean, and Afro-Latin descent. RIBFF is where social justice and cinema take a seat.
ONLINE VOLUNTEER FORM
To apply for a volunteer position online, please complete the following form here. We can not guarantee that you will be assigned to your primary areas of interest. Prospective candidates will be contacted by RIBFF if opportunities are available. No phone calls please.