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Film Life Foundation Social Justice Now Film Festival Announces 2024 Lineup
February 12, 2024 The Social Justice Now Film Festival (SJNFF), presented by the Film Life Foundation, today announced its lineup of official narrative, documentary features and short films. The festival.....
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American Black Film Festival Honors Announces Additional Honoree, Kelvin Harrison Jr., as the Recipient of the 2024 Rising Star Award
February 6, 2024 The 6th American Black Film Festival (ABFF) Honors announced today that Kelvin Harrison Jr. (Nat Geo’s Genius: MLK/X, Chevalier) is the recipient.....
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American Black Film Festival Honors Announces 2024 Honorees & 2024 Show Date of March 3rd
January 24, 2024 The 6th American Black Film Festival (ABFF) Honors announced today the honorees of its annual awards ceremony recognizing excellence in the.....
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NICE CROWD Names Issa Rae Creative Director for the 2024 American Black Film Festival
October 2, 2023 NICE CROWD, the preeminent events company showcasing BIPOC creators, today named writer, producer and multi-hyphenate entrepreneur, Issa....
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Yvonne Orji, Nicole Byer and More Set for New Because They’re Funny Comedy Festival
August 2, 2023 NICE CROWD, formerly ABFF Ventures, today announced the exceptional artists that will participate in the upcoming Because They're Funny (BTF).....
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The 2023 American Black Film Festival Announces Best of the ABFF Awards
June 17, 2023 The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) today announced winners of the Best of the ABFF Awards, the premiere award ceremony honoring storytelling from the next generation of Black filmmakers.....
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The American Black Film Festival and The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau Bring Hollywood Talent to Miami for Its 2023 Annual Community Day
May 31, 2023 The 2023 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) will close out its five-day event with the annual....
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The 2023 American Black Film Festival Announces HBO® Short Film Award Showcase Finalists, Series and Voices of Culture Lineup
May 22, 2023 The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) announced today the selection of finalists who will....
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