The Black International Film Festival in Toronto receives Funding from Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Toronto, February 21, 2011 — The Ontario Black History Society has received financial support in the amount of $12,500 from Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
The announcement of the financial support was made today by Senator Don Meredith speaking on behalf of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney, Meredith said “By funding festivals like this one, we help showcase the diversity of our country, while broadening cultural knowledge and awareness,”
The Society is receiving the $12,500 funding for the Black International Film Festival under Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s Inter-Action program.
“The Inter-Action program aims to create opportunities for different cultural and faith communities to build bridges,” added Senator Meredith.
The Black International Film Festival is taking place throughout the Toronto, Ontario region at various venues until February 28.
For more information please visit www.blackhistorysociety.ca