2015 Press Releases


McDonald’s and the American Black Film Festival Challenge Rising Filmmakers to Show Lovin’ through a National Video Competition

McDonald’s and the American Black Film Festival Challenge Rising Filmmakers to Show Lovin’ through a National Video Competition

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The 2015 American Black Film Festival Announces Actress Taraji P. Henson As Celebrity Ambassador

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New York, New York (March 4, 2015) - ABFF announced today that Oscar-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson, has been selected as the 2015 American Black Film Festival's (ABFF) celebrity ambassador. The 19th annual Festival will be held June 11-14, 2015, in New York City at the New York Hilton, AMC Empire 25 and the historic Ziegfeld Theater. Actress and Producer Taraji P. Henson has a stellar body of work, including such memorable roles as Yvette in Baby Boy, Shug in Hustle and Flow and Queenie in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, for which she was nominated for an ...

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The ABFF Launches an Array of Talent Competitions in Partnership with HBO®, Comcast NBCUniversal and McDonald’s

Festival extends its legacy in front and behind the camera...
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