2020 SUBMISSIONS

The American Black Film Festival screens dynamic content by and about people of African descent from around the world. The festival has both competitive and non-competitive sections. Below is a summary of the 2020 sections:

Submissions Closed

Category

KEY DATES

Award

Narrative Features – US

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Jury Award – Best Narrative Feature

Jury Award – Best Director, Narrative Feature

Jury Award – Best Screenplay, Narrative Feature

John Singleton Award – Best First Feature

Narrative Features – International

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Jury Award – Best International Narrative Feature

Documentary Features

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Jury Award – Best Documentary

HBO® Short Film Competition

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HBO® Short Film Award

Web Series

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Jury Award – Best Web Series

Emerging Directors
(non-competitive)

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n/a

ABFF Pride
(non-competitive)

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n/a