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Insecure star Jay Ellis named 2018 Ambassador.

Muta’Ali Announced as the Winner of the First Annual ABFF Lightbox Documentary Initiative

Ava DuVernay to Receive the Industry Visionary Award at the 2018 American Black Film Festival Honors

ACTOR AND COMEDIAN CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER TO HOST ANNUAL CEREMONYShow Returns to Los Angeles Sunday, February 25, 2018#ABFFHonorsLos Angeles, CA (November 14, 2017) - Today, ABFF Ventures announced the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) Honors will return to the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 25, with actor and comedian Cedric the Entertainer as host. The awards show celebrates individuals of African descent who have made distinguished contributions to American culture through their work, and salutes the year's best movies and television shows. ABFF Honors was created by American Black Film Festival founder Jeff ...

Get to know Atlanta’s Lakeith Stanfield in the latest issue of the ABFF INSIDER.

Actor Jay Ellis Announced as 2018 Celebrity Ambassador

THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS TO MIAMI JUNE 13-17, 2018ACTOR JAY ELLIS TO SERVE AS CELEBRITY AMBASSADORNew York, New York (October 27, 2017) - The 22nd American Black Film Festival (ABFF) returns to Miami, June 13-17, 2018 with an exciting lineup of film screenings, events and innovative programming. This year, the week’s schedule will include several new experiences, classes and networking opportunities for festival attendees.The festival, in its 22nd year, is dedicated to introducing emerging content creators of African descent to the industry at large and is recognized as one of the leading film festivals in the world. ...

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new blog, the ABFF INSIDER. Check it out now!

Due to the hurricanes that have ravaged the southeast ABFF Ventures has decided to postpone the upcoming ABFF On Tour event until October 2018. Read full statement here.


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