International Black Film Festival of Nashville

The International Black Film Festival of Nashville
Address: 1451 Elm Hill Pike Suite 315
Nashville, TN 37210
Phone: 615.278.9537
Email: info@ibffnashville.com

2015 Festival Information

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2015 Black Music Month

June 11, 2015ivyNewsComments Off

For the month of June, we celebrate the influence of African American music on the world, Black Music Month. Within every genre…from Jazz, Hip-hop, R&B, Gospel to Opera, Country and more, African Americans have made pioneering contributions to musicthat have influenced and inspired generations.

The month long observance was first declared in 1979 by President Jimmy Carter, with the encouragement of legendary songwriter-producer Kenny Gamble. In the years since, Dyana Williams has worked to honor the contributions of pioneers such as Chuck Berry, James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Nina Simone and countless others who helped shape the American musical landscape.During the course of this month, renamed by President Obama as “African American Music Appreciation Month“, IBFF will highlight the “Kings and Queens” of Black Music and their contributions to music, film and more. 

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Paul Robeson / King of Opera

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BB King / King of Blues

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Micheal Jackson / King of Pop

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Whitney Houston / Queen of Pop

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Leotyne Price / Queen of Opera

2015 Black Music Month

June 9, 2015ivyNewsComments Off

For the mtumblr_lpw92eJu3D1qh1fl7o1_500onth of June, we celebrate the influence of African American music on the world, Black Music Month. Within every genre…from Jazz, Hip-hop, R&B, Gospel to Opera, Country and more, African Americans have made pioneering contributions to music that have influenced and inspired generations.

The month long observance was first declared in 1979 by President eadcea8b6fdb8a262aa1b08991f1e36ad47c9ac3Jimmy Carter, with the encouragement of legendary songwriter-producer Kenny Gamble. In the years since,  Dyana Williams  has worked to honor the contributions of pioneers such as Chuck Berry, James Brown, Marvin Gaye,

Nina Simone and countless others who helped shape the American musical landscape.

 During the course of this month, renamed by President Obama as “African American Music Appreciation Month”, IBFF will highlight the “Kings and Queens” of Black Music and their contributions to music, film and more.

Happy Birthday Martin Luther King

January 15, 2015ivyNewsComments Off

2014 Veterans Day

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