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Black Films and Filmmakers Coming to TIFF 2022: What We’re Excited For!

Black Films and Filmmakers Coming to TIFF 2022: What We’re Excited For!

The Toronto International Film Festival made its announcement today of their selections in the Gala and Special Presentations coming to this year’s festival.

In a statement from TIFF CEO Cameron Bailey he says the following: “We’re excited to welcome some of the most celebrated figures in movies back to Toronto to present their Gala and Special Presentation films. With stories that span six continents and feature performances you just have to see, this lineup delivers the rich experiences we wait all year for.  Cinema is alive. Red carpets are back. And the best audience in the world awaits them in Toronto.”

Below are films featuring Black directors coming to TIFF:

Black Ice Hubert Davis | Canada 
World Premiere

A Jazzman’s Blues Tyler Perry | USA 
World Premiere

Sidney Reginald Hudlin | USA
World Premiere

The Woman King Gina Prince-Bythewood | USA
World Premiere

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS 2022

Brother Clement Virgo | Canada 
World Premiere

Chevalier Stephen Williams | USA
World Premiere

Devotion JD Dillard | USA 
World Premiere 

The King’s Horseman Biyi Bandele | Nigeria 
World Premiere

On the Come Up Sanaa Lathan | USA
World Premiere 

Nanny Nikyatu Jusu | USA
International Premiere

Saint Omer Alice Diop | France 
North American Premiere

The 47th Toronto International Film Festival is taking place September 8–18th.

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