Mission – The mission of the TCBFF is to provide a platform for independent black and multicultural films. The TCBFF also aims to facilitate the growth of filmmakers of color by providing networking opportunities with industry professionals and the business world and recognize the accomplishments of African Americans in Hollywood.
Vision – Our vision is to become the premiere event for black and multicultural emerging filmmakers in the US and also to attract emerging talent from around the world to the Twin Cities.
i. Become a destination event for emerging and talented filmmakers of color
ii. Enrich, educate, inform and contribute to the local culture by raising consciousness of film as an art form
iii. Celebrate and showcase talent in the creative process of filmmaking
iv. Provide our audience and sponsors a unique interactive experience
v. Expand the ability to use film to reach the black and multi-cultural consumer

Awards & Prizes

Sponsored by HBO and Sony

All films submitted are entered into competition for
Best Feature Best Short Best Documentary.
Winners will receive an award spknsored by HBO along with
Filmmaking software sponsored by Sony.

3 Reviews

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    James Curry

    Natalie is a true cineaste and the festival was top notch. The venue, the films and the Q&A's. Thanks so much for the appreciation of the art form.

    May 2017
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    Response from festival:

    Thank You James!🤓

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    Max Cole

    Good communication and very appreciative to have my film accepted to this festival.

    October 2016
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    Response from festival:

    Thank You! :-)

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    Al Plancher

    Nathalie knows how to put on a film festival/event(s) exceptionally well.

    October 2016
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    Response from festival:

    Thanks So Much Al!! :-)