ABFF Miami Beach June 14-18, 2023 - Virtual on ABFF Play June 19-25, 2023

Showcasing Black Talent. Discovering New Voices.

Now in its 27th year, the American Black Film Festival is an annual event that empowers Black artists and showcases a wide range of entertainment content made by and about people of African descent. An experience like no other, the festival brings together Black culture enthusiasts, executives and content creators from around the world for five days of screenings, talk events, exclusive parties and high-powered networking. Come join us for live in Miami Beach from June 14 -18, followed by our virtual segment streaming on ABFF Play from June 19-25.

Passes & TicketsDownload Schedule

The Color Purple - June 17
“That’s Our Business” A Conversation with Tabitha & Chance Brown - June 17
All American - June 16
Legendary White Party - June 14
How Social Media Transformed Filmmaking - June 15
WBD Access Music Supervisor Panel - June 15
Let’s Get Candid with the Cast of Act Your Age - June 15
We’re Not Just Sports - June 15
The Lena Waithe Effect - June 15
Writers (Un) Blocked: Black Women Writers Tackle Film & TV - June 15
Hip House - June 15
Shoot Your Shot - June 15
Mental Health and Why it Matters More Than Ever - JUNE 16
Production in the Heart of the Peach - June 16
Finding Your Audience: Putting the Customer in the Driver’s Seat - JUNE 16
Thursdays Are for Lovers at TV One - June 16
Creator Economy: From Bootstrapping to Business - June 16
Black and Unlimited: A Conversation on Black Fatherhood - June 16
The Creator Cameo: How We The Culture Is Powering The Next Generation of Black Hollywood - June 16
How to Secure (and Grow) the Bag: Making Your Money Work Harder Than You Do - June 17
Widening the View of the Black Experience - June 17
“Best of ABFF Awards” Ceremony - June 17
Where Blackness is Infinite. Welcome Home - June 17
Creating Cultural Capital - JUNE 17
Spotlight Screenings
They Cloned Tyrone Opening Night Film June 14
Donyale Luna: Supermodel - JUNE 15
Shanola Hampton, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Every Missing Person Deserves to be...FOUND - NBC - June 17
The YouTube Black Voices Festival Showcase - JUNE 15
The Blackening - JUNE 15
Three Ways - JUNE 15
Exposing Parchman - JUNE 16
Average Joe - JUNE 16
The Perfect Find - JUNE 16
Time of Essence - JUNE 17
A Mother’s Intuition - JUNE 17
I’m a Virgo - JUNE 17
Chris Spencer Comedy Special: DON’T CALL IT A COMEBACK - June 17
Official Selections
HBO Short Film Award Showcase
Narrative Features
Documentary Features
Voices of Culture
Founding Sponsors
Warner Bros. Discovery, HBO
Presenting Sponsors
Andscape, Ally, Comcast NBCUniversal, Cadillac, Walmart
Major Sponsors
City of Miami Beach, GMCVB, UPS, TV ONE, Netflix, Meta, Prime Video
Official Sponsors
American Airlines, IMDb, SONY Pictures, Variety, YouTube BVFF, Prudential, Warner Bros. Television Group, ALLBLK, OWN, Bounce
Supporting Sponsors
A&E, BET, MPA, Confluential Films, Miami Beach VCA, Pfizer, P&G Queen Collective, Fulton Films, Lionsgate, New World Center, ESPN FILMS

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