23rd Annual Roxbury International Film Festival #RoxFilm

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Festival Passes are now being sold on the MFA site: https://www.mfa.org/programs/series/the-roxbury-international-film-festival

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We’re SO excited to be a week away from our 23rd Annual Roxbury International Film Festival - which will be *both* online and in-person! 🎉🎞

This year’s festival includes:

🎬 80+ films celebrating people of color around the world - screening online

🎤 Dozens of Q&As with + special intro messages from filmmakers

☀️ FREE outdoor screenings (6/19 - Juneteenth: Summer of Soul; 6/24: Jingle Jangle) — first come, first serve, limited capacity

🎥 Screenings that are *both* in-person and online (6/17: How It Feels To Be Free, Memoirs of a Black Girl w/ Afro; 6/26: Executive Order w/ The Last Starship) — limited capacity + selling out!

🩰 Special (In-Person Only) Closing Night Film Screening of AILEY on 6/26 — limited capacity

🗣 Panel conversations with/about Black Chefs, Gil Robertson (AAFCA), BIPOC Women Indie Filmmakers, and Animation on Paper + Film (FREE)

🎭 Daily Script Reads with local screenwriters and local actors from 6/21-6/25 (FREE)

🥂 Nightly Filmmaker Hangouts (FREE)

👥 Collaborations with the MFA, Roxbury Restaurant Week (6/13-6/19)+ participating restaurants, BAMS Fest, ArtsEmerson, BAAFF, BLIFF, The Wellness Collaborative, and more

and so much more that makes up the RoxFilm experience! 🎞✨

We can’t wait to share all of this with you!

🚨 For all information about the festival, to purchase tickets, and etc., please visit roxfilmfest.com/2021festival (and the films + events page)

Trailer edited by Tone Evans Films.


Purchase your All Access Festival Pass today for access to all films and events during the 2021 Roxbury International Film Festival! Note: films and events will take place online unless otherwise noted. As a passholder you have access to all in person screenings for How It Feels To Be Free, Memoirs of a Black Girl - w/ Afro, Executive Order - w/ The Last Starship, and AILEY. Summer of Soul and Jingle Jangle are free outdoor screenings for all. Please note that the closing night film AILEY will only be available in person.

Festival Passes are now being sold on the MFA site. To purchase a festival pass, visit: https://www.mfa.org/programs/series/the-roxbury-international-film-festival.

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The Roxbury International Film Festival is the largest festival in New England that celebrates people of color. Over the course of 10 days the festival screens all genres of films, holds workshops and panel discussions and offers filmmakers the opportunity to network with each other as well as audience members. Screenings take place at the Museum of Fine Arts, Haley House Bakery Café, Hibernian Hall and Berklee College of Music. Events take place in and around Roxbury. The Roxbury International Film Festival is a competitive festival that awards certificates in the categories of Audience Favorite, Narrative Film, Documentary Film, Narrative Short, Documentary Short, Youth, Emerging Filmmaker Award and a special award named after award-winning filmmaker Henry Hampton. Our goal is simply to screen films that celebrate and present more diverse images of people around the world. 

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