– Bsiff introduces special category for Ghanaian filmmakers. As of 2020, the Black Star International film festival is including a category reserved for Ghanaian filmmakers and films made about Ghana. This category will be on the same level as all other categories and also be under competition. The festival is responding to the high numbers … More Black Star International Film Festival (BSIFF) INTRODUCES SPECIAL CATEGORY FOR GHANAIAN FILMMAKERS –
The Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC), Hon. Dr. Zibblim Iddi has announced at the opening ceremony of the Black Star International Film Festival that a Ghana Film Authority to support Ghana’s film sector has been established and almost set to begin work. According to the deputy Minister, the Government has appointed the … More The Ghana Film Authority now set to commence – Assures the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture
Distinguished ladies and gentlemen. This evening, we welcome over 28 countries into Ghana and to the festival. One year comes quickly. Last year, we explored in our minds how film can be a tool for national development. As a tool it can open up employment opportunities for the many young people who may be interested … More OPENING SPEECH BY THE BLACK STAR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
The “box office” refers to the amount of business that a production of a film or theatre show receives (Motion Pictures Association of America, 2015, p. 12). Thus, cinema viewings are meant to be at the crux of any film industry’s revenue stream. However, Ghanaian filmmakers have been struggling with box office returns for as … More AN EXPLORATION OF THE GHANAIAN FILM INDUSTRY – Cinemas
For Immediate release The Black Star International Film Institute is excited to announce the 2019 Official Selection for the Black International Film Festival. We take this opportunity to thank all filmmakers who submitted to the festival and to congratulate those who made the difficult cut this year. Many great films were submitted from all over … More BLACK STAR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (BSIFF) RELEASES 2019 OFFICIAL SELECTION Accra, Ghana, Release: 30th July, 2019.
My mother remembers clearly the day European nations came together to form a trade bloc! Take it or leave the issues that have followed, CNN, the BBC and any and all media with any balls are always on the ball and reporting every cough!!! The conversations around the business opportunities that it opens up! Easy … More Africa finally achieves the vision of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and the world is terrified…
I am a proud Ghanaian! I am proud to be Ghanaian! Ghana will become the leader country on the continent of Africa and lead the world in many things… Ghana will change… the change has started… They will change Ghana #Yaamusings
The Black Star International Film Institute, organizers of the Black Star International Film Festival, on the 6th of June, with a delegation from the National Film and Television Institute and the BUSAC Fund, joined the Ministry of Foriegn Affairs and Regional integration to sign an MOU to work with the Ministry to show Ghanaian promotional … More PRESS STATEMENT – Ghana signs MOU to show Ghanaian focused content at Ghanaian Missions Globally
Many people have asked me, how they get to attend a BSIFF event… The easiest and cheapest way is to become a BSIFF member! Members get to – Attend all BSIFF Key events in August for free – which means you can watch all the movies | attend the panels, Labs and Markets | attend … More An awesome opportunity!
PAYING FOR WARS WE DIDN’T SIGN UP FOR! I was intrigued when I saw these numbers! Even as we jealously fight to maintain and ensure peace on our continent and in Ghana, let’s remember that there are many who actually benefit greatly from wars! Individuals and countries both! that proclaim support for our peace from … More PAYING FOR WARS WE DIDN’T SIGN UP FOR!