NYICFF Celebrating Black Stories

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NYICFF Celebrating Black Stories

Powerful films for ages 9+

Presented in partnership with the New York International Children’s Film Festival.

Celebrating Black Stories spotlights Black narratives that transcend national boundaries, culture, and language, with films in English, French, Shona, and even ASL! Join a young astronomer during a lunar eclipse, come along on a meaningful first visit to a barbershop, and witness the magic of a neighborhood castle all in one sitting with this immersive collection of films highlighting Black storytelling.


United States.

Documentary, Toko Shiiki, 2022, 3 min

In English

Joyce’s Neighborhood

United States

Animation, Richard O’Connor, 2022, 3 min

In English

Charlie and the Hunt

United States | East Coast Premiere

Live Action, Jenn Shaw, 2021, 15 min

In American Sign Language, In English, with English subtitles

More than Hair

Plus que des Cheveux

Canada | East Coast Premiere

Live Action, Fitch Jean, 2022, 12 min

In French, with English subtitles

Gugu naGogo

Australia | International Premiere

Live Action, Taku Mbudzi, 2022, 20 min

In English, in Shona, with English subtitles

Family Friendly

This film is part of the JBFC Kids series.

Coming Soon

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