2022 Press Release

American Black Film Festival Will Return to Miami Beach June 14-18, 2023, for Its 27th Year
September 20, 2022 The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) today announced the 27th annual event will be held in Miami Beach June 14-18, followed by a virtual segment streaming on....
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American Black Film Festival Announces Lineup for Returning International Screening Series in London
September 14, 2022 The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) - the leading event in the U.S. showcasing Black creative talent - today revealed its lineup of premieres, features, short films....
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Photo from Black and Blue premiere at the last installment of ABFF Global - From left to right: Jeff Friday, Founder and CEO, ABFF Ventures LLC, Deon Taylor, Director, Black and Blue, Naomie Harris, actress, Black and Blue, Tyrese Gibson, actor, Black and Blue, Nicole Friday, President, ABFF Ventures LLC
The American Black Film Festival’s International Screening Series Returns to the UK
July 26, 2022 The American Black Film Festival (ABFF), premier platform in the U.S. showcasing films and series of Black Americans, travels to the U.K. September 16-18, 2022....
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Left to Right: Sherife Alabede (Another Country), Diara Newman (Townhall), Deion Higginbotham (The Saints), Amira Smith for Kiara C. Jones, Zara Katz, Lisa Riordan Seville (A Woman on the Outside), Randall Dottin (Mine), Kali Baker-Johnson (Feel Like Ghosts), Roy Clovis Jr. for Ellie Foumbi (Our Father, The Devil)
The 2022 American Black Film Festival Announces Best of the ABFF Awards
June 27, 2022 The 2022 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) today announced the Best of the ABFF Award winners. The spirited and inspirational presentation hosted by three-time Emmy-nominated....
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American Black Film Festival Announces 2022 Talks, Panels, and Top Line Talent for 26th ABFF – June 15-19, 2022
June 7, 2022 The first hybrid edition of the American Black Film Festival (ABFF), now in its 26th year, will feature a robust slate of....
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The American Black Film Festival and The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau Join to Present ABFF’s Annual Community Day Showcase
June 6, 2022 The American Black Film Festival (ABFF), in partnership with the Greater Miami Convention....
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American Black Film Festival Reveals 2022 Spotlight Screenings Lineup
May 18, 2022 The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) today announced its lineup of 12 spotlight screenings from its studio and network partners. The screenings include premieres and previews of feature films....
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The American Black Film Festival Announces 2022 Feature, Documentary and Web Series Lineup
April 27, 2022 The 2022 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) today announced its lineup of narrative and documentary features, and web series. This year's festival format...
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The American Black Film Festival Offers Studios Year-Round Opportunity to Reach Festival Audiences with Expansion of Its Content Platform ABFF PLAY
March 23, 2022 ABFF Ventures LLC, producer of the American Black Film Festival...
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