Black History Month

VIFF Vancity Theatre marks Black History Month with the BC premieres of the powerful and timely migrant saga Mediterranea (Tues Feb 2), acclaimed new documentaries dedicated to the African film pioneer Ousmane Sembene (Sembene (Tues Feb 9) and the radical Black Panther movement (Mon – Weds, Feb 15, 16 and 17), and Mina Shum’s award-winning Ninth Floor (Mon 15, Tues 16). The series also features two music documentaries, Josephine Baker – Black Diva in a White Man’s World (Feb 9) and Tango Negro (Feb 23). 

A 5-Film Ticket Pack is available for $35

BUY 5 film TICKET PACK $35

Black History Month programming also includes a free screening of A Ballerina’s Tale at the Revue Stage on Granville Island, Sunday February 21 at 2pm Presented by The Vancity Theatre and the Granville Island Cultural Society. Advance tickets for A Ballerina's Tale are no longer available. Only RUSH tickets tickets are available.

The Black History Month film series is co-curated by Barbara Chirinos