23rd Roxbury Film Festival Celebrates Black Voices In Film

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The Boston-based Roxbury International Film Festival, or RoxFilm, is back for its 23rd annual event. After last year's fully virtual festival, organizers are offering both outside and online screenings to make the films accessible to all attendees. The Roxbury Film Festival, New England’s biggest film fest dedicated to films by, for and about people of color, kicked off Thursday with a roster of 80 films — along with panel discussions and live Q&As. And this year, more than ever, the festival is aiming to take a celebratory look at Black folks in film.

Guests:
Lisa Simmons — director of the Roxbury International Film Festival
Thato Mwosa — director of “Memoirs of a Black Girl"
Kavery Kaul — director of “The Bengali"; panelist for the festival

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