The bfm International Film Festival has announced the line-up for its 2009 program.

 The festival which runs from 6-10th November is the UK’s premier film festival dedicated to celebrating black world cinema.

The five day festival will present over 60 films which will be screened across four venues in London.

The program is divided into five distinct categories; Made in UK, Caribbean Tales, Contemporary, Africa Calling and Political Thought, and includes films from; the UK, USA, South Africa, Ethiopia, Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, Tanzania, Congo, Canada and Senegal.

Nadia Denton, Festival Director says: ‘This year will see the strongest bfm International Film Festival program to date. The line-up is daring, engaging and inclusive and covers a range of subjects. The 11th bfm International film festival has something for everyone.’

The festival opens on the 6th November with the European premiere of ‘Good Hair’, the award-winning film co-written and produced by Chris Rock.

Bookings for the festival start on 8th October so make sure you grab your tickets early.

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By Nadifa Sheikhey