Jamie Foxx surprised by Leonardo DiCaprio; Cynthia Erivo awarded at ABFF Honors

American Black Film Festival Honors paid tribute to Black culture and the filmmakers, actors and actresses who have made important contributions to the movie industry. During the fourth annual show held at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, Jamie Foxx received the prestigious “Excellence in the Arts” Award. Foxx’s Django Unchained co-star Leonardo DiCaprio […]

Cadillac and ABFF Honors celebrated excellence in Hollywood at 4th annual event

The American Black Film Festival Honors is an annual awards ceremony saluting excellence in the film and television industry. The show celebrates Black culture by recognizing individuals who have made distinguished contributions to American entertainment through their work, as well as those who champion diversity and inclusion in Hollywood. With the theme of “A Celebration […]

Hilton and ABFF Honors announce winner of 2018 ‘VIP Fan Experience’

MCLEAN, Va. (Feb. 27, 2018) – Hilton and the American Black Film Festival’s 2018 ABFF Honors, announced the selection of Jerrena Taylor of Orlando, Florida, as this year’s winner of the ABFF Honors VIP Fan Experience. For the third consecutive year, Hilton has partnered with ABFF to host the prestigious ABFF Honors. The highly anticipated sweepstakes promotion, the ABFF Honors VIP Fan Experience, which complements the Honors event held each February, offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for one winner and his or her guest to travel to Beverly Hills to be a part […]

American Black Film Festival’s Nicole Friday exemplifies why diversity matters

Nicole Friday is more than just the wife of American Black Film Festival founder Jeff Friday. Friday is a food commentator, founder of fridaytalksfood.com, television host, and most importantly, a driving force behind the success of ABFF. A graduate of Howard University, Friday uses her immense experience in the film and television industry to uplift […]

Jeff Friday on 2018 ABFF Honors and 22nd American Black Film Festival

ABFF (American Black Film Festival) Ventures, a multifaceted entertainment company specializing in the production of live events, television and digital content targeted to upscale African American audiences, is gearing up for two highly-anticipated events leading up to the summer. The first kicks off this year’s award season. ABFF Honors returns to the Beverly Hilton in […]