PASSES

Next June marks the 21st Annual American Black Film Festival and we will be on Miami Beach for 5 days of films, panel discussions, master classes, parties and more!

If you’re wondering how you can attend the festival, no worries there is something for everyone. We have 3 package options available — the Splash Pass designed for those wishing to simply see movies and attend the career center; the Sobe Pass, which provides access to all festival events; and the Deco Pass for access to all festival events with express entry and other VIP perks.

Carefully read through the full list of benefits for each pass below and make your selection. If you have any questions contact info@abffventures.com.


THE SPLASH PASS $175
Mar 1 – Apr 30

Passholder Benefits Include:

  1. Access to:
    • Film Screenings (not including Opening Night)
    • Career Center Sessions (excluding Master Classes which require a separate ticket)
    • Passholder Hospitality Lounge
    • Passholder Attractions Including:
      • Virtual Reality Studio
      • Be Scene Studio
      • Filmmaker Message Board
      • #ABFF21 Photo Booth
  2. Perks:
    • Lincoln Road Dine Around (a discount program for ABFF passholders, valid at participating restaurants and bars along Lincoln Rd. during the festival)
  3. ABFF Souvenirs:
    • Program Guide

THE SOBE PASS $500
Mar 1 – Apr 30

Passholder Benefits Include:

  1. Access to:
    • Film Screenings
    • Talk Series Events
    • Career Center Sessions (excluding Master Classes which require a separate ticket)
    • Entertainment & Parties Including
      • Opening Night Film & Party
      • HBO Short Film Competition
      • ABFF Comedy Wings Competition
      • Closing Night Celebration
    • Passholder Hospitality Lounge
    • Passholder Attractions Including:
      • Virtual Reality Studio
      • Be Scene Studio
      • Filmmaker Message Board
      • #ABFF21 Photo Booth
    • ABFF Filmmaker Ceremony
  2. Perks:
    • Shuttle Bus to Opening Night Film & Party
    • Lincoln Road Dine Around (a discount program for ABFF passholders, valid at participating restaurants and bars along Lincoln Rd. during the festival)
  3. ABFF Souvenirs:
    • Gift Bag
    • Program Guide

THE DECO PASS $975
Mar 1 – Apr 30

Passholder Benefits Include:

  1. Access to:
    • Film Screenings
    • Talk Series Events
    • Career Center Sessions (excluding Master Classes which require a separate ticket)
    • Entertainment & Parties Including
      • Opening Night Film & Party
      • HBO Short Film Competition
      • ABFF Comedy Wings Competition
      • Closing Night Celebration
    • Passholder Hospitality Lounge
    • Passholder Attractions Including:
      • Virtual Reality Studio
      • Be Scene Studio
      • Filmmaker Message Board
      • #ABFF21 Photo Booth
    • ABFF Filmmaker Ceremony
  2. Perks:
    • Designated Registration Pickup Line
    • Priority entry for Talk Series Events
    • Reserved Seating for Opening Night Film and ABFF Filmmaker Ceremony.
    • Name or Company Listing in Program Guide
    • Access to the festival’s Power Lounge
    • Designated Shuttle Bus to Opening Night Film & Party
    • Lincoln Road Dine Around (a discount program for ABFF passholders, valid at participating restaurants and bars along Lincoln Rd. during the festival)
  3. ABFF Souvenirs:
    • Gift Bag
    • Program Guide


The purchase of a pass or ticket does not guarantee admission to every events. Admission is granted based in a first-come, first served basis and subject to the venues’ legal capacity.

Movie tickets and individual event tickets will be available a month prior to the start of the festival. Ticket availability will be based on the venue’s capacity. Some events will not be available for purchase.

Important Note: The festival will officially close on Sunday, June 18th at 12:00 PM with the ABFF Filmmaker Ceremony. Please plan your travel accordingly.