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THE 2018 AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL WAS A SOLD-OUT AFFAIR

June 18, 2018


HBO ORDERS ‘STORM OVER BROOKLYN’ DOC FROM ABFF AND ‘WHITNEY’ PRODUCERS

June 18, 2018


THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT SET FOR SUPERFLY — ABFF’S PREMIERE SCREENING OF SONY PICTURES FILM, DIRECTED BY DIRECTOR X, TO BE WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13

May 24, 2018


TV ONE ANNOUNCES FOURTH ANNUAL AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL SCREENPLAY COMPETITION FINALISTS

April 24, 2018


BLACK PANTHER DIRECTOR RYAN COOGLER RETURNS TO THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL TO HEADLINE THE ABFF TALK SERIES

April 20, 2018


THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL (ABFF) ANNOUNCE THE FINALISTS IN THE 6TH ANNUAL COMEDY WINGS COMPETITION

April 11, 2018


THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL (ABFF) ANNOUNCES NEW WRITING COMPETITION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TRUTV

April 5, 2018


THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL AND LAUGH OUT LOUD NETWORK ANNOUNCE FILMMAKER FELLOWSHIP

February 28, 2018


THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL (ABFF) DEVELOPS AN ARRAY OF TALENT PIPELINE PROGRAMS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH HBO®, COMCAST NBCUNIVERSAL, TURNER AND TV ONE

December 20, 2017


TV ONE SPONSORS FOURTH ANNUAL SCREENPLAY COMPETITION AT THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL

December 20, 2017


THE 22ND ANNUAL AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL (ABFF) ANNOUNCES THE 2018 MASTER CLASS LINE UP WITH INDUSTRY VETERAN GLENDON PALMER AND CASTING DIRECTOR KIMBERLY HARDIN

December 12, 2017


THE 2018 AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR MOVIE AND TELEVISION SHOWS (DRAMA & COMEDY) OF THE YEAR

December 6, 2017


BILLY DEE WILLIAMS, TIFFANY HADDISH AND OMARI HARDWICK CONFIRMED AS HONOREES AT THE 2018 AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS

November 29, 2017


FILM SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN FOR THE 2018 AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL: FILM COMPETITION PRIZE MONEY TOPS $100K FOR THE FIRST TIME

November 28, 2017


DIRECTOR AVA DUVERNAY TO RECEIVE THE INDUSTRY VISIONARY AWARD AT THE 2018 AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS

November 14, 2017


ACTOR JAY ELLIS ANNOUNCED AS 2018 CELEBRITY AMBASSADOR

October 27, 2017


CREATORS SUMMIT, FILMS, CONVERSATIONS, PANELS AND RED CARPET EVENTS MADE THE 2017 AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL THE MOST MEMORABLE YEAR EVER

June 18, 2017


THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL (ABFF) AND LIGHTBOX ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO FOSTER DIVERSITY IN DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING

June 9, 2017


THE 2017 AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FILMS IN COMPETITION AND DOCUMENTARY LINEUP

May 10, 2017


THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL (ABFF) ANNOUNCE THE FINALISTS IN THE 5th ANNUAL COMEDY WINGS COMPETITION

April 21, 2017


TV ONE ANNOUNCES THIRD ANNUAL AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL SCREENPLAY COMPETITION FINALISTS

April 10, 2017


THE 2017 AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES “ALL EYEZ ON ME” AS CLOSING NIGHT FILM SELECTION

March 29, 2017


THE 2017 AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL TO OPEN WITH THE WORLD PREMIERE OF UNIVERSAL PICTURES’ GIRLS TRIP, STARRING REGINA HALL, TIFFANY HADDISH, WITH JADA PINKETT SMITH AND QUEEN LATIFAH

March 23, 2017


THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL LAUNCHES THE ABFF GREENLIGHTERS ACADEMY TO EDUCATE AND PREPARE STUDENTS FOR EXECUTIVE POSITIONS IN FILM AND TELEVISION

March 17, 2017


TURNER PARTNERS WITH AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL TO LAUNCH NEW WRITING CONTEST

February 22, 2017


THE 2017 “BET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN BLACK FESTIVAL HONORS” ADDS TERRENCE HOWARD AS HONOREE WITH SPECIAL APPEARANCES BY KOFI SIRIBOE, JAY ELLIS, ALEXANDRA SHIPP AND KYLIE BUNBURY

February 6, 2017


BET NETWORKS, THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL (ABFF) AND HILTON TEAM UP TO GIVE A VIP EXPERIENCE TO A LUCKY WINNER TO THE 2017 BET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS IN LOS ANGELES ON FEBRUARY 17

February 3, 2017


DENZEL WASHINGTON, ISSA RAE AND F. GARY GRAY CONFIRMED AS HONOREES AT THE 2017 “BET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS”

January 31, 2017


ABFF AND BET NETWORKS TEAM UP TO ANNOUNCE THE 2017 TELEVISION AND MOVIE OF THE YEAR NOMINEES FOR “BET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS”

January 26, 2017