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Stacey Abrams, Kenya Barris, Mary J. Blige, Curtis ‘50 Cent’ Jackson, Barry Jenkins, Gabrielle Union, Lena Waithe And More Topline Programming Slate For 2020 American Black Film Festival

Ten Day Virtual Fest Available to Global Audience August 21-30 Features Mix of Live and On Demand Content LOS ANGELES, CA, (August 6, 2020) - The first virtual edition of the American Black Film Festival (ABFF), now in its 24th year, will feature a robust slate of speakers including Stacey Abrams, Kenya Barris, Mary J. Blige, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, Barry Jenkins, Gabrielle Union and Lena Waithe, as well as panels ranging from the business of Hollywood to spotlights on new films and television series. The festival will offer a mix of live and on demand content from August 21st to 30th at abff.com. Opening night will feature the HBO Short ...

American Black Film Festival Announces Film Slate for 2020 Virtual Festival

IMDb To Simulcast The Best of the ABFF Awards Ceremony On August 30 LOS ANGELES, CA, (July 23, 2020) - With a record number of entries, ABFF Ventures LLC., today revealed its slate of films in competition for the 24 th annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) scheduled to take place online August 21-30th at abff.com. ABFF also announced that IMDb (www.imdb.com), the world's most popular and authoritative source for information on movies, TV shows and celebrities, will simulcast The Best of the ABFF Awards Ceremony on its homepage on August 30th, closing night of the Festival. The ABFF Online Edition will continue the tradition of the live ...

American Black Film Festival Goes Virtual

Online Edition Scheduled for August 21-30, 2020 LOS ANGELES, CA, (June 11, 2020) - ABFF Ventures LLC., today announced that the 24th annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) will take place online August 21-30, 2020 at abff.com. The ABFF Online Edition will continue the tradition of the live festival, featuring the best of independent black cinema, studio premieres, conversations and panels, business of entertainment seminars, along with virtual networking events. The ABFF will also use its platform for social change in response to the scourge of racial injustice in our country, as well as educate and support its community in an effort to help ...

American Black Film Festival Postponed due to Coronavirus

Now Scheduled for October 21-25, 2020 LOS ANGELES, CA, (March 24, 2020) - ABFF Ventures LLC., today announced that it has postponed the 2020 American Black Film Festival (ABFF). The 24th annual event scheduled to take place June 17 - 21 in Miami Beach has been rescheduled for October 21-25, 2020. The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) was conceived in 1997 as a vehicle to strengthen the black entertainment community and provide a platform for emerging artists. It has become one of the leading film festivals in the world and a place of inspiration and community for many. "ABFF is a destination event that attracts participants from around the ...

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Mary J. Blige to Serve as 2020 American Black Film Festival Ambassador

LOS ANGELES, CA, (March 3, 2020) - ABFF Ventures LLC., today announced iconic Grammy Award® winning and Academy Award® nominated singer, songwriter, actress, producer and philanthropist Mary J. Blige as the ambassador for the 2020 American Black Film Festival (ABFF), which will be held in Miami Beach June 17 - 21, 2020. As ambassador, Blige will help bring media awareness to the ABFF's mission and its 24-year legacy, as well as headline a one-on-one conversation during the Center Stage Talk series on Thursday, June 18th. The discussion will spotlight Blige's music career, her transition into film and television and her life's journey as one of the ...

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