The American Black Film Festival (ABFF), founded in 1997, is an annual event dedicated to showcasing entertainment content made by and about people of African descent to a worldwide audience. Today it is recognized as the premier pipeline for Black talent in front of and behind the camera. The festival is comprised of five action-packed days of films, panels, parties and more...from the star-studded opening night screening to the closing "Best of Festival" Awards Ceremony. Learn more >
Join us and this year's celebrity ambassador, Common, June 15 - 19 as we celebrate our 20th anniversary and return to South Beach!
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A Conversation with Common
The Making of "ALMOST CHRISTMAS"
ABFF "First Look" THE BIRTH OF A NATION
Meet & Greet ABFF Grand Jury President
T.D. Jakes Talks Film & TV
Writing for Television Master Class
Learn from the best in the business. Tickets now available.
led by Bill Duke
June 16 & 17
led by Bruce Richmond
Executive vice president, Production, for Home Box Office
led by Karen Horne
SVP Programming Talent Development & Inclusion NBC Entertainment & Universal Studios