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The 18th Annual Roxbury International Film Festival is now open for submissions!

January 11th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Featured, Roxbury International Film Festival

The 18th Annual Roxbury International Film Festival is now open for submissions!

For years, filmmakers, distributors and film enthusiasts wondered why Boston, one of the largest metropolitan areas on the east coast, lacked a vehicle for supporting independent films by filmmakers of color or that showcased their experiences. This was the primary motivation behind the creation of the Roxbury International Film Festival (then, the Dudley Film Festival) [...]


“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”

December 17th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Featured, Recent Reviews

"The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"

  Early deserters of the Hobbit series will find themselves entranced by director Peter Jackson’s “The Desolation of Smaug”-the second installment of the Middle Earthean adventure series and a more than impressive renovation of the series maiden film “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.” Though deemed the ultimate action adventure film, “The Desolation of Smaug” infuses [...]


12 Years A Slave

November 14th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Featured, Recent Reviews

12 Years A Slave

Steve McQueens “12 Years A Slave” is nothing like the crass comedies, futuristic action-adventure, and horror films one may typically entertain themselves with during a night out at the cinema, in fact, there is nothing entertaining about it. The film is cinema at its finest-from the long camera shots that hold steady to capture the [...]


Captain Philips

October 14th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Featured, Recent Reviews

Captain Philips

Master of the hand held camera Paul Greengrass once again provides audience members with a cinematic experience that will surely stand the test of time.  His new film Captain Philips, stars the talented Tom Hanks and an even more talented supporting cast, many of whom celebrate their first foray in to the movie business. The [...]


DINNER AND A MOVIE RETURNS! MARCH 18, 2016

September 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in Dinner & a Movie, Featured, Recent Reviews

DINNER AND A MOVIE RETURNS! MARCH 18, 2016

The Color of Film Collaborative and the Haley House Bakery Café co-produce another spectacular evening of Dinner & A Movie! Dinner & A Movie evenings are meant to support the work of independent filmmakers while engaging viewers in conversation around topics presented by each film. Join us for a great film and fascinating discussion!   [...]


“Prisoners”

September 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in Featured, Recent Reviews

"Prisoners"

Newbie Hollywood director David Villenueve earns his title as upcoming director to watch in his new film “Prisoners,” a gripping abduction film that will keep you at the edge of your seat constantly questioning the emotionally driven motives of its characters and their willingness to put aside their moral conscience in order to protect their [...]


Fruitvale Station

July 27th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Featured, Recent Reviews

Fruitvale Station

Director Ryan Coogler brings the story of Oscar Grant to the public eye in the brilliantly filmed biography “Fruitvale Station.” Though there are a handful of similar untold stories, Coogler does all of them justice by intentionally or unintentionally giving those affected by these or other closely related events, a rallying cry against police brutality and [...]


Advanced Screening-”Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain”

June 25th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Events, Featured

Advanced Screening-"Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain"

Filmed at a sold-out performance at Madison Square Garden, comedian Kevin Hart delivers material from his 2012 “Let Me Explain” concert tour. Ticketing will be available HERE as well as at The Roxbury International Film Festival


Dinner and A Movie Presents: “In Search of the Black Knight”

June 15th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Events, Featured

Dinner and A Movie Presents: "In Search of the Black Knight"

DINNER AND A MOVIE PRESENTS: IN SEARCH OF THE BLACK KNIGHT Directed by:  Tamarat Makonnen A relationship documentary that takes a humorous look at a topic that has been on the tongues of professional black women everywhere…the shortage of eligible black men. There are many theories on why this problem exists: education, prison and the [...]


RIFF: Opening Night Film

April 25th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Events, Featured

RIFF: Opening Night Film

  THINGS NEVER SAID Director/Writer: Charles Murray Stars: Shanola Hampton, Elimu Nelson, Omari Hardwick KALINDRA STEPNEY (Kal) is an emerging spoken-word poetess, someone who willingly speaks her thoughts, but she’s an artist who has yet to find her voice. A native of California, Kal has dreams of taking her poems to New York and the [...]


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The Color of Film Collaborative is a non-profit organization that supports and fosters the individuals and organizations in the creation of diverse images of people of color in film, video, theater and other media, by providing artists with opportunities to exhibit, distribute and find funding for their work, as well as provide a supportive environment where they can share and develop their ideas, their vision and their work with their peers. About Us

Roxbury International Film Festival

Join us July 29th - August 1st, 2010 for the 12th Annual Roxbury Film Festival. Incredible movies will be playing and other events will be happening and more. Find out more

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In collaboration with The Haley House Bakery Café, the Color of Film Collaborative presents our ongoing film series, featuring independent cinema and delicious food. Read more...

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Now going into its 12th year, the Roxbury International Film Festival is proudly presented by The Color of Film Collaborative to promote productions of color. Find out more here...

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