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© 2023 International Black Film Festival

There is magnetic energy during the festival as it is a canvas of the beautiful city of Nashville. From downtown to midtown, to historic Jefferson Street, festival-goers get an up-close and personal experience with the best that Nashville, TN has to offer. Feel free to join us for events at our partner venues.

host hotel

THE hutton

Set in the city’s lively West End neighborhood and steps from the heart of Music Row, the iconic Hutton Hotel offers Four- Star, Four-Diamond service and amenities inspired by our guests. 

CALL (615) 340-933 to make your reservation under the International Black Film Festival Group Rate.​ 

  • Guests can also make reservations via email: hreservations@huttonhotel.com   

  • Reservation requests via email will be responded to within 24 hours.

registration & Box office

WATKINS COLLEGE OF ART 

The beautiful Watkins College of Art campus, located in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee is the official headquarters of the 2019 International Black Film Festival.

 

Stop by the Watkins for :

  • Festival registration

  • Purchase tickets & passes at the box office

  • Watch competition screenings and

  • Attend special events, workshops and panels

MARQUEE VENUE

R. MILTON & DENISE

JOHNSON CENTER

The 2019 festival returns to the state of the art Johnson Center located on the breathtaking Campus of Belmont University. Join us for marquee screenings and special events.

FILMMAKERS

BREAKFAST

LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY

SHAMBLIN THEATER

 BENNETT CAMPUS CENTER

National Executive Director of SAG-Aftra David White joins us at the Filmmakers Breakfast for the inaugural address to the IBFF festival audience and the creative community at large on the changing face of diversity, the impact of social justice on the industry and new SAG-Aftra initiatives.

 

Join us for breakfast!  

master class

TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY

strange performing arts center

RECITAL HALL

Master Class with director Deon Taylor. 

Deon Taylor is an unabashed creative force in the world of film and television. In Hollywood, roles vary and job functions are often blurred and blended and few in Hollywood exhibit the capacity and skill set necessary to bridge all functions and roles successfully. (Black And Blue, Traffik, The Intruder, Fatale)

OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION

505 NASHVILLE

CLUBHOUSE

National Executive Director of SAG-Aftra David White joins us at the Filmmakers Breakfast for the inaugural address to the IBFF festival audience and the creative community at large.