Press Releases

The 25th American Black Film Festival Shifts to an Online Global Event
August 26, 2021 The 2021 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) will shift from a hybrid to a totally virtual event, it was announced today by Jeff Friday Media (JFM) and ABFF Ventures LLC...
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The ABFF Announces 2021 Official Film Selections In Competition for its Milestone 25th Year
August 16, 2021 Jeff Friday Media (JFM) announced today the lineup of official films in competition for its milestone 25th American Black Film Festival...
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American Black Film Festival Announces Producer Will Packer as Its Jury President for 25th Anniversary Festival
March 30, 2021 Submissions Now Open for the 2021 American Black Film Festival Set for Miami Beach and...
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American Black Film Festival Ventures Appoints IMG to Develop and Market Cohesive Sponsorship Offering
March 17, 2021 LOS ANGELES, CA, (March 17, 2021) - ABFF Ventures LLC. today announced an exclusive commercial...
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American Black Film Festival to Celebrate Milestone 25th Anniversary with In-Person and Virtual Programming to Reach a Global Audience
March 10, 2021 Festival Returns to Miami Beach November 3-14. LOS ANGELES, CA, (March 10, 2021) - ABFF...
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ABFF Launches New Comedy Festival to Showcase Up and Coming Multicultural Comedians and Comedy Writers
January 28, 2021 Kenya Barris Will Serve as Ambassador for the Five-Day Virtual Event Submission Now Open for...
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American Black Film Festival and IMDb Presents New Digital Series – Hollywood Homecoming – Premiering April 1, 2021
Jan 14, 2021 The Best Man Kicks Off Series Reuniting Directors and Stars of Iconic Black Films...
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2020 American Black Film Festival Wraps with Celebration of Winning Films and Filmmakers via ‘The Best of The ABFF Awards’
Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker Hosted the Virtual Ceremony Simulcast by IMDb LOS ANGELES, CA, (August 31, 2020) - The 24th annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF), which took place August 21 - 30 virtually via the newly launched...
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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...
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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...
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