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Ottawa Black Film Festival
March 24 @ 7:00 pm - March 27 @ 10:00 pm EDT
2nd OTTAWA BLACK FILM FESTIVAL opens with Paul Tom’s ALONE
Necessary, Innovative, Strong, Diverse and Bold programming – Amplifying even more Black Voices from March 24 – 27, 2022 – Online
Full Program & All Access Passes at www.OttawaBlackFilm.com
Ottawa, March 11, 2022 – The 2nd Ottawa Black Film Festival #OBFF22, founded by the Fabienne Colas Foundation, is thrilled to announce the official online program and events lineup, running March 24 – 27, 2022. #OBFF22 is supported by Canadian Heritage, Telefilm Canada, Canada Media Fund, and Le Droit.
#OBFF22 promises to inspire through strong, diverse, and bold programming, available entirely ONLINE across Canada and around the World. Through 44 films and diverse and informative panels, this second Online edition highlights the beautifully crafted stories, and tales of the Black experience and events that have challenged the status quo, caused significant shifts in the cinematic ecosystem and changed how we see the world.
The Festival will open on Thursday, March 24 at 7PM EST with Paul Tom’s ALONE. Then, as of 9 PM EST, all the films will be accessible online. The Festival will close with Amil Shivji’s VUTA N’KUVUTE (TUG OF WAR). This year’s highlights include Alone in a strange world, Jim Button & The Wild 13, Black Mail, Defining us, Gemmel and Tim, Journey of Gogos and the Fabienne Colas Foundation’s BEING BLACK IN CANADA short film series. The OBFF Black Market – an industry series where renowned industry professionals share real-world experience on today’s most critical filmmaking and social issues – will present an exciting blend of cutting-edge thinking panel discussions.
The #OBFF22 All Access Pass is available for only $32 and provides access to all films. Passes can be purchased on the Festival’s website.