The Newark Black Film Festival, the longest-running Black film festival in the United States, returned after a brief hiatus!

Celebrating films that heighten the historic importance of the Black experience in the United States, the festival features live panel discussions and exclusive screenings of films created in the last three years.

Since 1974, NBFF has presented the work of young, independent, Black filmmakers, showcasing early films by the likes of Spike Lee, Ayoka Chenzira, and Warrington and Reginald Hudlin. Other luminaries that have participated in the festival over the years include James Earl Jones, Danny Glover, Pam Grier, Donald Bogle, Richard Wesley, Euzhan Palcy, Ava DuVernay and S. Epatha Merkerson.



Newark Black Film Festival