Now in its 7th year, the African Diaspora Cinema Festival is an annual event that​​​ empowers Black artists and showcases a wide range of entertainment content made
by and about people of African descent. An experience like no other, the festival brings together Black culture enthusiasts, executives and content creators from around the world for four days of screenings, Debate, fashion, music, exclusive parties and high- powered networking. Come join us for live event in Florence from June 28th – 1st of

July, followed by ADCF mission live screening in some Italian cities and in collaboration
with other film festival across Europe.

ABOUT African Diaspora Cinema Festival (ADCF)

Since 2013, African Diaspora Cinema Festival (ADCF) has become the international beacon for the African diaspora film and arts communities.

As the critically acclaimed biggest Black film and arts festival, showcasing music with live performance, and fashion exhibition in the beautiful renaissance city of Florence Italy, hosted by Villa Romana Cultural Institut in their neoclassic building in Florence. ADCF attracts filmmakers, artists, and unique craftspeople from over 40 countries across the globe to the city of Florence annually, to showcase their work and talent. Thus, ADCF has become the quintessential global celebration of African Diaspora cultures in Italy.

Annually, ADCF continues to receive hundreds of high-quality Black films from the U.S., Africa, the Caribbean, South America, Europe, the South Pacific, Canada, and Asia.

ADCF yearly hosts some of the most vibrant film directors, actors, musicians Stylist and runways by fashion mentors. It also presents inspiring and informative panels and workshops –– featuring top industry professionals — and showcases rare cinematic gems followed by filmmaker Q & As. ADCF is more than entertainment, it is an Oscar-qualifying festival.


Established in 2013 by Fide Dayo a filmmaker, African Movie Academy Award nominee (Ben Kross, Minister), ADCF is a non-profit organization that has remained dedicated to the promotion of Black stories and images through the exhibition of film, visual art, and other creative expressions.