The largest New England film festival dedicated to celebrating films by, for, and about people of color, the 19th Annual Roxbury International Film Festival gives voice to diverse cultures both local and worldwide through narrative, documentary, youth and experimental films.

If you plan to see at least three films at the MFA in the month of June, save by purchasing a June 3-film pass.


Ticket Packages

Purchase tickets to both opening night films (Body and Soul: An American Bridge and Tear the Roof Off: The Untold Story of Parliament Funkadelic) at a discounted rate.

Audience

Adults

Ticket Required

Tickets Available

5/11/2017 10:00 am
Members $20.00
Nonmembers $25.00

In This Series

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Juneteenth Screening: Paris Noir
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
5:00 pm6:30 pm

Documentary directed by Joanne Burke (USA, 2016, 60 min.).

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Juneteenth Screening: When Voices Rise
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
8:00 pm10:00 pm

Documentary directed by Errol Williams (USA, 2002, 74 min.).

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Opening Day: On the Line: Where Sacrifice Begins
Thursday, June 22, 2017
3:00 pm4:30 pm

Documentary directed by Mike Mascoll (USA, 2016, 75 min.).

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Opening Night: Body and Soul: An American Bridge
Thursday, June 22, 2017
5:00 pm6:50 pm

Documentary directed by Robert Philipson (USA, 2016, 58 min.).

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Opening Night: Tear the Roof Off: The Untold Story of Parliament Funkadelic
Thursday, June 22, 2017
8:00 pm9:45 pm

Documentary directed by Bobby J. Brown (USA, 2017, 57 min.).

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Outside the House
Friday, June 23, 2017
3:00 pm4:30 pm

Documentary directed by Darnell Lamont Walker (USA. 2017, 85 min.).

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Not Black Enough preceded by My Black is Beautiful
Friday, June 23, 2017
5:00 pm7:00 pm

Documentary directed by Tracey Anarella (USA, 2016, 83 min.).

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My BFF
Friday, June 23, 2017
7:30 pm9:55 pm

Directed by Greg Carter (USA, 2016, 110 min.).

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Lou Montgomery: A Legacy Restored preceded by Rolling in the Deep and...
Saturday, June 24, 2017
10:30 am12:00 pm

Documentary directed by Susan A. Michalczyk (USA, 2016, 53 min.).

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Shorts 1: It’s About Family
Saturday, June 24, 2017
12:30 pm2:00 pm

Various filmmakers

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Boston2Philly
Saturday, June 24, 2017
2:30 pm4:30 pm

Directed by Ralph Celestin and Siskeith Walker (USA, 2017, 100 min.).

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Shorts 2: The Next Generation
Sunday, June 25, 2017
10:30 am11:45 pm

Various filmmakers

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