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American Black Film Festival Concludes in South Beach with Gala Film Life Movie Awards Show
AOL Time Warner Chairman and CEO Richard Parsons Presents Special Award to Russell Simmons and Gabrielle Union Receives AOL Time Warner Rising Star Award HBO Presents its Short Film Competition Winner Lincoln Presents the Lincoln Filmmaker Award and Blockbuster Presents...
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The American Black Film Festival Announces 2003 Honorees Russell Simmons and Gabrielle Union
Russell Simmons to Receive AOL Time Warner's Innovator Award Gabrielle Union to Receive the AOL Time Warner Rising Star Award at FILM LIFE Movie Awards Show Gala in South Beach, Miami June 21 New York, NY, May 30, 2003 -...
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Seventh Annual American Black Film Festival to be held in South Beach, Florida June 18-22, 2003
AOL Time Warner Signs on as Presenting Sponsor New York, March 25, 2003 - The stage is set in South Beach, Florida, for a special engagement as Film Life, Inc. returns with the seventh annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF),...
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6th Annual HBO Short Film Award Open to Aspiring Black Filmmakers
Five finalists to be selected to attend the 7th Annual American Black Film Festival in South Beach, June 18-22, for final round of competition and $20,000 grand prize New York, N.Y. February 13, 2003 - Home Box Office will once...
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The 6th Annual American Black Film Festival Announces 2002 Award Winners
Florida Governor Jeb Bush Salutes ABFF and ABFF Filmmakers & Honorees, Following Festival's Successful Inaugural Run in South Beach, Miami Beach, Florida, with Stars Chris Tucker, Robert Townsend, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Delroy Lindo, Sanaa Lathan, John Singleton, Mekhi Phifer, Access...
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Major Media Organizations to Present Panel Discussions at 2002 American Black Film Festival in South Beach
HBO, AOLTW, ABC and Nielsen Media to Participate in Efforts to Develop and Encourage Black Filmmakers New York - Executives from HBO, AOLTW, ABC and Nielsen Media will present panels designed to assist aspiring black filmmakers in bringing their talents...
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Additional Sponsors Sign to Support American Black Film Festival
Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau Joins Home Box Office and Lincoln as Major Sponsor of Event New York - The Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau, representatives of the host city of the American Black Film Festival, has joined...
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6th Annual American Black Film Festival Moves to Miami
Event Formerly Held in Acapulco Relocates Domestically New York - The 6th annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) will be held June 26 - 30 in South Beach, Miami, Florida, it was announced today by Byron Lewis Sr., Chairman and...
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