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Submissions Open For 2020 American Black Film Festival‘s HBO Short Film Competition

NEW YORK, NY, (December 12, 2019) - Film submissions are now open for the American Black Film Festival (ABFF)‘s 23rd Annual HBO Short Film Competition. The five filmmakers selected as finalists will receive a trip to the festival in Miami Beach, Florida (including airfare and hotel accommodations), which runs from June 17-21, 2020. The winning []

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Mary J. Blige to Serve as 2020 American Black Film Festival Ambassador

LOS ANGELES, CA, (March 3, 2020) - ABFF Ventures LLC., today announced iconic Grammy Award winning and Academy Award nominated singer, songwriter, actress, producer and philanthropist Mary J. Blige as the ambassador for the 2020 American Black Film Festival (ABFF), which will be held in Miami Beach June 17 - 21, 2020. As ambassador, Blige []

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YUSUF HAWKINS: STORM OVER BROOKLYN

Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn premieres on HBO Spring 2020, produced by Lightbox ABFF.

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ABFF GLOBAL

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Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Acquires Objects, Photographs and Documents from The American Black Film Festival

LOS ANGELES, (October 10, 2019) - Today, ABFF Ventures, LLC., announced that objects, photographs, documents and other memorabilia from The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) archives have been acquired by the Smithsonian‘s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. The items will join the museums‘ permanent collection and commemorate the ABFF‘s []

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First American Black Film Festival Global Film Series Event in London is a Resounding Success

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Academy Award and BAFTA Nominated Naomie Harris Set to Open the American Black Film Festival‘s First Ever Global Film Series

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The American Black Film Festival Announces 2020 Dates and Calls for Submissions

ABFF Returns to Miami Beach June 17-21, 2020 with Presenting Sponsor, The Greater Miami Conventions Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) LOS ANGELES, CA, (September 27, 2019) - The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) announced its 24th annual Festival will return to Miami June 17-21, 2020. Since its inception in 1997, ABFF has been a platform for []

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Actor and Comedian Deon Cole to Host the 2020 American Black Film Festival Honors on February 23 in Los Angeles

HBO‘s The Wire to Receive the Classic Television Award #ABFFHonors LOS ANGELES, (November 19, 2019) - ABFF Ventures, an entertainment company specializing in the production of live events, television and film focused on African American culture, announced today that actor and comedian Deon Cole will host the fourth annual ABFF Honors awards ceremony. The event []

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American Black Film Festival Postponed due to Coronavirus

Now Scheduled for October 21-25, 2020 LOS ANGELES, CA, (March 24, 2020) - ABFF Ventures LLC., today announced that it has postponed the 2020 American Black Film Festival (ABFF). The 24th annual event scheduled to take place June 17 - 21 in Miami Beach has been rescheduled for October 21-25, 2020. The American Black Film []

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