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Black Film Fest ATL (BFF-ATL) is a niche market film festival held annually during the final week of Summer (3rd week in September) on the southside of Atlanta, Georgia. Founded by an award-winning independent Atlanta-based filmmaker, this non-profit organization serves as a conduit for feature films of multicultural diaspora and provides a creative environment where minority filmmakers can showcase their latest creations to diverse audiences in hopes of attracting reputable producers, sales agents, aggregators, and acquisition executives of movie studios, cable / tv networks, production companies, and streaming service platforms.
Aside from exhibiting non-studio produced films, the primary goal of Black Film Fest ATL (BFF-ATL) is to assist in the growth and the development of independent filmmakers seeking to further satisfy their creative prowess, thus earning the moniker “A Filmmaker’s Festival”. As such, the annual Black Film Fest ATL (BFF-ATL) hopes to attract talented new and experienced indie filmmakers along with an impressive network of film industry movers and shakers.
This year’s Black Film Fest ATL (BFF-ATL) takes place over 4 days in September during the final weekend of Summer (Thursday, Sept. 16 - Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021).
49 – Short Films
4 – Feature Films
2 – Networking Mixers
1 – Pool Party
This official “End of Summer” film festival features a host of fan favorite signature events as well as a few new activities premiering on Opening and Closing days.
(a) Moviemakers Mixer
(b) Movie Marathon
(c) Pitch Black
(d) Streaming Black
(e) BFF-ATL Awards aka "The Indies"