Black Women in Comedy Festival is celebrating its 4th Year. The Festival celebrates women in Comedy from the African diaspora. We seek comedic films centered in the Black female experience from the US and across the world.

The Festival also showcases live comedy with standup acts, sketch comedy, Improv and Musical Comedy.

This two day Festival brings together #blackgirlmagic in it's truest comedic form.

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BWICF aims at sharing the comedic experiences of the women of the African diaspora. We celebrate allies showcasing us and aggressively seek to showcase many layers of our comedy. We are not monolithic.

This Festival welcomes those who want to celebrate in our sisterhood, our funny and layers of comedic art.

Overall Rating
  • Ashley Thomas

    Awesome communication! Marian is an amazing festival director. I loved the films and the feeling of community that the festival provides. So grateful our short film "Do It for Grandma" was selected for this festival.

    December 2023
  • Joy Shannon

    A wonderful group of women! Really impressed by the festival. Glad my short She Flies Again made it in.

    March 2023
  • Kali Thomas

    Had a great time at this festival and was so please to have it be Ace Date's Los Angeles premiere!

    November 2022
  • Amazing festival! Amazing staff! Great venue!!

    November 2022
  • Diana Atai

    Truly enjoyed myself. The host was very funny and entertaining. I felt very welcomed into their community of artists.

    July 2021
    Response from festival:

    Queen ! Thank you. We were blessed to be in the presence of an artist!!