BSIFF Members cut across geographic, demographic, cultural and ethnic lines but are brought together by the love of film and support of culture & creative arts.

When you become a member, you have agreed to be a part of a movement of Black Stars, inspiring the love of film, culture, cinema and film-music.

As a BSIFF Member, you are open to a wide array of opportunities and relevant networks within our community.


Your BSIFF membership card gives you access to:

  • One VIP ticket to Festival's Opening and Closing Night Ceremonies
  • One VIP ticket to the BlackStar Music Concert (BMC)
  • Access to every regular festival screenings at the cinema (1 Per Badge)
  • Priority Entrance at BSIFF Events
  • Special promotion/discount offers from our partners ad supporting institutions
  • Special networking sessions for members only
  • Automatic registration for Masterclasses, Panel Sessions, Workshops.
  • Discounts on Festival tickets and passes, events, and merchandise
  • Invitations to virtual cinema film screenings and online Q&As with filmmakers
  • Free Members-only screenings of films online and in-person

Pay an annual fee of only $10 USD, to have access to our wide array of great films, special events and access to relevant film stakeholders and celebrities within BSIFF.

Connect, Network, Learn and be part of an exciting future. Ready?