ABFF Honors

Black Girl Magic: Ava Duvernay to be Awarded Visionary Honor at the 2018 ABFF Honors

Powerhouse director Ava DuVernay will receive the Visionary Honor at the 2018 American Black Film Festival Honors, also known as ABFF. The Selma storyteller, who has continued to create awareness and opportunities through her art, has won four Emmy Awards, the Peabody Award and the BAFTA for Best Documentary. The Long Beach, California native’s accomplishment are incredibly […]

Jay Ellis, Larenz Tate and More on BET’s ABFF Honors Gold Carpet

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The American Black Film Festival, ABFF, premieres tonight on BET Network at 8:00pm ET/7:00pm CT. The annual event will honor actor and director Denzel Washington with the “Hollywood Legacy Award,” rapper turned actress Queen Latifah with the “Entertainment Icon Award,” writer, producer and actress Issa Rae with the “Rising Star Award,” film director and producer F. Gary Gray with the “Excellence in the […]

Queen Latifah, Jay Ellis, Nia Long Shine on ABFF Honors Gold Carpet [Gallery]

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The ABFF Honors taped on Friday, February 18 in Beverly Hills, California. The American Black Film Festival, also known as ABFF, celebrates Black culture by honoring individuals, movies and television shows that have had a significant impact on American entertainment. The second annual celebration, hosted by comedy queen Regina Hall, who kept the audience laughing […]