Festival Highlights

Opening Night Ceremony

Join us for a virtual kick-off to the festival with live performances and more on Friday, February 5 at 6pm!

Closing Night Celebration!

Join us in a special online closing night celebration! We will announce this years Audience Award Winner based on YOUR votes followed by a zoom dance party with DJ Solo! You are encouraged to wear your CFAF swag from any year!

You must register to attend this event here. 

After-film Q&A sessions

Join us for live, online Q&A sessions with film directors and other experts. The Q&A’s will be after evening films on Thursdays through Saturdays at 9pm throughout the festival.

All after-film discussions will be recorded and uploaded to our youtube channel for later viewing if you miss one.

This week’s links!

Let’s Discuss! Community Conversations

Join us for casual conversations about the week’s films through Zoom rooms and also accessible by phone. Mondays at 7pm throughout the festival.

Register to participate in Community Chats »

Family Fest

Enjoy Minga and the Broken Spoon, a family-friendly animated film on Saturday, February 20 at 3pm. Preceeded by the short film Welcome to my Neighborhood! Malian artist/author Baba Wague Diakite takes us on a tour of his neighborhood and his free non-profit Ko-Falen Tutoring Center in Bamako, Mali.

Agents of Change Documentary Series

We created this series to uplift changemakers big and small in communities around the world, present and past. Throughout these five films we come to know those that came before and took brave risks to create positive change in their communities and the world which we hope inspires us all.

African Virtual Marketplace and Restaurant Guide

Support our local vendors by visiting and shopping at our virtual marketplace and restaurant guide! The marketplace will be available on the website throughout the festival.

Dinner and a Movie

Check out our African and Black-owned restaurant guide, available throughout the festival, to find great take-out options to enjoy at home during your film! Stay tuned for details and the link.