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BlackStar Film Festival - BSFF 2024 - August 1st - 4th


BlackStar Film Festival is an annual celebration of the visual and storytelling traditions of Black, Brown, and Indigenous people from around the world.

BlackStar Pitch

Pitch your short non-fiction project to a panel of judges for the chance to win $75,000 and mentorship on your film.

Film Submission

Calling all filmmakers of the global majority.

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Feb 1
Early Deadline Film Submissions

Mar 1
Regular Deadline Film Submissions

Apr 1
Late Deadline Film Submissions

May 7
Early Bird Passes on Sale

June 4
Initial Program Announced

July 9
Full Schedule Announced

Aug 1-4
Festival Dates