Mission – The mission of the Twin Cities Black Film Festival is to provide a platform for independent black and multicultural films. 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 and Creatives 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
  • Deacon Warner

    Big thanks to Twin Cities Black Film Festival for screening "Literacy for Freedom: Empowering Black Boys in Minnesota." I saw some other great films and really appreciated the Q&A following each film. Great venue as well!

    November 2023
  • Natasha C Smith

    I want to express my appreciation to the Twin Cities Black Film Festival for showcasing my film, "Color of Love." Having my work screened at this festival is an immense honor and a significant milestone in my journey as a filmmaker. It's a testament to the festival's commitment to promoting diverse voices and storytelling within the industry. This recognition inspires me to continue creating and sharing stories that resonate with audiences from all backgrounds. Thank you to the Twin Cities Black Film Festival for providing a platform that celebrates diversity and inclusivity in cinema.

    November 2023
  • Darius Aubry

    Top Notch Festival, thank you for exhibiting our film. We received a beautiful write-up by the Minnesota Spokesman Recorder.


    October 2022
  • Stephanie Soto

    The Twin Cities Black Film Festival was great, well organized and a lot of seasoned and emerging creators from all over showcased films. The founder Natalie Morrow and her team of professionals were absolutely wonderful. I recommend submitting your short films, etc to this festival, as we will definitely submit our upcoming project for next years event. So looking forward to it! Great job!

    September 2022
    Response from festival:

    Thank you so much Stephanie!😊

  • Christina Thurston

    Everyone was so friendly and the films that I saw were Phenomenal. I will definitely support them in the future.

    September 2022