Tickets & Passes

Festival passes on sale through August 4.

Get your festival passes and tickets!


Purchase your festival pass online. The festival pass provides access to all festival events as well as exclusive parties and additional benefits.

Passholder benefits:

  • Priority seating at all screenings
  • Priority entry to all parties, panels and workshops
  • Limited-edition BlackStar poster
  • VIP admission to opening night reception
  • Free admission to awards ceremony

Festival Passes are now on sale for $150 through August 4.


$12 General Admission

$8 Students/Seniors

$6 BlackStar Members

$6 IHP Members (at IHP events only)

Note: Free events require online registration

Individual Tickets at International House are now on sale.



Featuring performances by:

Tailwind Turner (Los Angeles)
DJ Laylo (New York)
Lil’ Dave (Philadelphia)

Hosted by Rashid Zakat



Free for passholders

Featuring performances by:

Blitz the Ambassador
Laurin Talese
Saul Williams
Skeme Richards
and surprise special guests!

Hosted by Dorian Missick & Simone Missick