bfm International film festival 2015 returns to London

| March 30, 2015

London. The bfmiff2015 12th Edition returns to London after an absence of 4 years. The festival will take place from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th July 2015.

This landmark festival opens with pioneer film director/producer, Menelik Shabazz’s documentary “Looking for Love” on July 2nd.

bfmiff2015 has been instrumental in establishing a platform for UK black filmmakers to present their talents and for audiences to engage with this work alongside international films drawn from the USA, Europe, Africa, Caribbean, South America and beyond.

bfmiff2015 will continue this range with a strong line-up of films to include features, documentaries and animation alongside industry-led workshops and seminars. Starting in 1998, bfmiff is the longest running black independent film festival in the UK.

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bfmiff2015 Founder, Menelik said, “I am proud to present the 12th Edition of the bfm International Film Festival this year.  We continue to give audiences the best in black world cinema as well as being a platform for film & TV industry seminars and workshops. The black independent sector has long been starved of opportunities to engage with industry as well as to present their work. The festival will/has become the gateway for such engagement.”

For more bfmiff2015 information visit Further updates are on Twitter; @bfmiff and on Facebook. bfmiff2015’s venue host is The Bernie Grant Arts Centre, Haringey, London.

bfmiff2015 seeks sponsorship and partnerships. Previous collaborations have come from Film London, the BBC, The Independent, BFI and The American Embassy.

Press contact for print and broadcast media, interviews, reviews, press accreditation requests: Joy Coker at Coco Orange email:

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