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The Fabienne Colas Foundation’s Being Black in Canada program represents Canada’s largest incubator dedicated to Black Filmmakers. This important initiative, created by the Fabienne Colas Foundation’s Youth and Diversity Program, aims to train, mentor and empower the next generation of Black Filmmakers in Cinema and Television. CBFF23 is thrilled to be presenting the World Premiere of the 12 films from emerging Black Filmmakers from Toronto, Halifax and Vancouver – who participated in the Fabienne Colas Foundation’s Being Black in Canada program. THE 2022 FABIENNE COLAS FOUNDATION’S BEING BLACK IN CANADA PROGRAM’S PARTICIPANTS BEING BLACK IN TORONTO Chelsea Nyomi, Gabriel Charles-Rogers, Ahlam Hassan, Jadiel Dowlin Lewis, Abigail Whitney,Ivan D.Ossa BEING BLACK IN HALIFAX Juliet Mawusi Caleb Peters, Shiquawn Downey, R’Maelyn Downey Roberts BEING BLACK IN VANCOUVER James Niyomugabo, Nitereka Louange, Jay Hepburn, Stephanie Okoli, Ilhan Abdullahi, Manny Obiajunwa  

Presented Films

By Ilhan Abdullahi

By Linka Louange Nitereka

By Gabriel Charles-Rogers

By James Niyomugabo

By Stephanie Okoli

By Caleb (902 Kay) Peters

By Juliet Mawusi

By Downey Roberts

By Jadiel Dowlin Lewis

By Manny Obiajunwa

By Shiquawn (Queezy) Downey,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,