2017 Press Releases


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

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ACTRESS AND DIRECTOR REGINA HALL HOSTS ANNUAL CEREMONY Awards Show Tapes Friday, February 17 in Los Angeles and will air on BET and Centric Wednesday, February 22 at 8:00PM ET #ABFFHonors Los Angeles, CA (February 6, 2017) - BET Networks and American Black Film Festival (ABFF)'s "BET Presents the American Black Film Festival Honors" is excited to add an iconic artist to the list of honorees. Oscar nominated actor and singer, Terrence Howard, will be presented the "Excellence in the Arts" honor. In addition, set to make special appearances are some of Young ...

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ABFF and Hilton Team Up to Give a VIP Experience to a Lucky Winner to the ABFF Honors

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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 Fans Have an Opportunity to vote for their favorite Movie and Television Show of the Year Vote now at ABFFHonors.com #ABFFHonors #HiltonCelebratesABFF Los Angeles, CA (February 3, 2017) - BET Networks, The American Black Film Festival and Hilton have teamed up to grant one lucky winner with an exciting opportunity to experience the full VIP treatment at ...

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Denzel Washington, Issa Rae and F. Gary Gray Confirmed as Honorees at the 2017 “BET Presents The American Black Film Festival Honors”

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ACTRESS REGINA HALL TO HOST ANNUAL CEREMONY Show Tapes Friday, February 17 in Los Angeles and will air on BET Wednesday, February 22 at 8:00PM ET #ABFFHonors Los Angeles, CA (January 31, 2017) - ET Networks and The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) is proud to present actor and director Denzel Washington with the “Hollywood Legacy Award;” writer, producer and actress Issa Rae with the “Rising Star Award,” and film director and producer F. Gary Gray with the “Excellence in the Arts Award” during this year’s “BET Presents The American Black Film ...

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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”

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ACTRESS REGINA HALL TO HOST ANNUAL CEREMONY Show Tapes Friday, February 17 in Los Angeles and will air on BET Wednesday, February 22 at 8:00 PM ET #ABFFHonors Los Angeles, CA (January 26, 2017) - Today, the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) and BET Networks announced the 2017 ABFF Honors television and movie nominees. ABFF Honors is an annual gala saluting excellence in motion pictures and television. Its mission is to celebrate Black culture by recognizing individuals, movies and television shows that have had a significant impact on American entertainment, as ...

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