This Year's Montreal International Black Film Festival Has Officially Begun

The 16th edition of the Montreal International Black Film Festival (MIBFF) is on now until October 4, and there's no better time to indulge in the art of Black filmmakers from around the world.

This year's festival will feature 120 films from 30 countries. The President and Founder of the MIBFF, Fabienne Colas, says "This historic 2020 Online edition highlights the tales and events that have challenged conventions, left a distinctive mark on our times, and changed how we see the world."

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Opening our eyes to Black realities through rich and daring films from around the globe.

Fabienne Colas, President and Founder of the MIBFF

The festival will be made available throughout Canada and around the world.

This year's selections focus on topics, like LGBTQ+, climate change and the Black Lives Matter movement, among many others. 

The all-access pass is available for $49, which grants access to all films and events, with some exceptions.

All of the films will be available on the streaming platform, CineSound, until October 4 at 11:59 p.m.

According to the release, "Some of this year’s must-see films are: Back of the Moon, Binti, Lusala, The Cuban, The Last Tree, We are the Heat, Black Boys, Kenbe Fem, Mrs. F, T Gros, Land of Dry Bones & more!"