Where social justice and cinema take a seat

Welcome to the Rhode Island Black Film Festival

Here at RIBFF our mission is to screen films that showcase the historical and cultural contributions of people of African descent.

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Film Submissions Accepted Here

Rhode Island Black Film Festival 2024 Trailer

Events Schedule

Check out our schedule for upcoming events, film screenings and much more on our events page.

Film Submissions

Check out past and present films or submit your own for consideration in this year’s festival using our online form located on our submission page.

Beyond the Lens Academy

If you’re thinking about a college major in film or as a career move, here is an opportunity to learn and get first hand knowledge from professionals inside the industry.

Become A volunteer

RIBFF is always looking for people who are dedicated to film and our mission of bringing awareness.  Find out how you become a part of something great and join our team.