NICE CROWD presents the American Black Film Festival, Miami Beach, June 12-16, 2024. Everyone has a story, yours belongs here.

About the Festival

Now celebrating its 28th year, the American Black Film Festival remains the preeminent event of its kind, empowering Black artists and spotlighting a diverse array of entertainment content created by and for individuals of African descent.

An event like no other, the festival brings together enthusiasts of Black culture alongside industry executives and content creators from across the globe for five days filled with screenings, engaging talk events, exclusive parties, and invaluable networking opportunities.

Join us live in sunny South Beach from June 12-16 for an unforgettable experience, followed by our online segment streaming on ABFF PLAY from June 17-24.

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Moderator Bevy Smith on stage at HBO Short Film Award Competition

Our Legacy

The ABFF has earned global acclaim for its profound impact on the entertainment industry. Over the span of nearly three decades, the festival has served as a vital platform for Black artists, offering them pathways to success within Hollywood and beyond.

Through an array of talent showcases ad pipelines programs, the ABFF has provided unparalleled support to countless actors, writers, and directors, guiding their careers and introducing them to the broader industry landscape, often when they were still relatively unknown. As a result, the festival stands as a beacon of opportunity, empowering diverse voices and reshaping the narrative of representation in film and television.


Festival Passes + Tickets

Discounted pre-registration is now closed. A limited number of festival passes, as well as tickets for master classes and social events, are on sale and will be available while they last.

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Beyond the Festival

The impact of the ABFF brand, extends far beyond our annual gathering in Miami Beach. Through various initiatives, partnerships, and platforms, ABFF serves as a vital hub for showcasing the extraordinary talent of Black creatives around the world and throughout the year