THE NATION'S LARGEST GATHERING OF BLACK FILM & TV ENTHUSIASTS

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!

20th ANNIVERSARY TRAILER

APPEARING AT THE ABFF

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2016 MASTER CLASSES

Learn from the best in the business. Tickets now available.

TALENT DISCOVERY PROGRAMS

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BEYOND THE FESTIVAL

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