The American Black Film Festival is a four-day event dedicated to showcasing stories by and about people of African descent. Join us for the nation’s largest gathering of Black film & TV enthusiasts in New York City, June 11-14, 2015. Four days of films, panels, parties and more…from the star-studded opening night screening to the closing “Best of the ABFF” Awards Ceremony.
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Stay at the NY Hilton Midtown for maximum convenience and enjoy the communal atmosphere.

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Showcase Your Talent

in front of and behind the camera

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for filmmakers,
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for aspiring actors,
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for stand-up comics,
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for feature film screenwriters,
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our four film sections + deadlines

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