The Black Alphabet Film Fest returns for its 9th annual event

Esteem Award winner, Black Alphabet Film Fest, returns for its 9th annual event on November 4th-6th, 2022, at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St Chicago, IL 60637. The free events include the opening party at Sip and Savor. Below is a sampling of the films. Visit for more information.

November 4th is the ***free*** Film Festival Opening Reception. Hosted by Otis Mack and featuring performances by Ken Chris and Mickey Everything. Directors Hailie Sahar (Pose) and Jayce Baron (Film Producers) will be our special guests. RSVP @

BAFF bought out a theater with Ubuntu Center of Chicago so that our community can experience Wakanda together. We’ll give tickets to attendees of our film festival on Saturday, November 5th (we have 40 tickets first come first served) please note that the theater for Black Panther has assigned seats so if you are bringing your boo please come together on Saturday, November 5th so that you can get tickets next to each other for Black Panther.

“I Don’t” is a gay short about Ryan and Richmond, who have been together for a year, but personal dealings have changed the dynamic of their relationship and things get heated between them.  Will their relationship last? Do you believe in love?     

A queer Black aspiring Baltimore rapper must outwit his vengeful day-job boss in order to avoid getting fired after accidentally eating an edible.            

 A couple find themselves in the throes of pandemic and social unrest in May of 2020                       


Black Rainbow Love shares the stories of the black LBGTQ+ community in a way that has never been done before. The authentic and transparent stories of love, intimacy, friendship, spirituality, marriage, self-care, community, purpose, and were extracted from the 17 interviews of 28 lovers. The stories reflect the real lives of real people from a community whose culturally relevant stories aren’t being told, seen, shared, or discussed.