BLACK FILM IN TORONTO

Despite its extensive artistic roots, Black cinema in Canada hasn’t had the same kind of institutional support that it’s enjoyed in America. A lack of investment in Black-produced television and film is one reason why.

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BLACK FILM IN TORONTO

Despite its extensive artistic roots, Black cinema in Canada hasn't had the same kind of institutional support that it's enjoyed in America. A lack of investment in Black-produced television and film is one reason why.
"How Two Black Women Filmmakers From Toronto Created a Community That Launched the Black-Canadian Film Canon" dives deep into the history and legacy of Black cinema in Toronto to unearth a major narrative from our city's film scene that's been overlooked.
RSVP for our free community event, which will feature film screenings, an expert panel and community conversations with local Black filmmakers about how to combat systemic barriers to racialized creatives in Toronto.
How can we combat system barriers to Black filmmakers in Toronto? Solutions from our community event included joining grassroots groups, lobbying for dedicated funding for Black creatives, and establishing Black-specific events and platforms to showcase Black-led films and television shows.
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