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

All films submitted are entered into competition for
Best Feature Best Short Best Documentary.
Sponsors will be announced Next Year.

Overall Rating
  • Lynn Dow

    A great and amazing festival. The films were topnotch.

    November 2021
    Response from festival:

    Congratulations! Did you ever find your phone?

  • Aaron Hosé

    Thanks for selecting "One Pint at a Time"! We appreciate the effort to be an in-person event and not going 100% virtual.

    November 2021
    Response from festival:

    You are welcome!
    Great Documentary!

  • Okema Gunn

    Thank you for selecting " A Sisterhood of Signatures" for the festival.

    March 2021
  • Ms. Monique Berkley

    Although a virtual experience TCBFF offered a great selection of film works and made it easy to communicate with the organizers. I look forward to submitting future content to TCBFF.

    November 2020
  • Harrell Williams

    Great Festival! Thank you all so much for accepting my film "A Natural Choice." Best to you All!!

    November 2020