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Jussie Smollett & Vivica A. Fox’s New Film ‘The Lost Holliday’ | REVIEW

"The Lost Holliday,"ABFF screening at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Starring Jussie Smollett & Vivica A. Fox.

*Last Friday, at the American Black Film Festival held a screening for “The Lost Holliday,“ at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The Indie movie is directed by and stars Jussie Smollett, alongside Vivica A. Fox. The theater was packed with standing room only and some guest sitting on the floor. The lightening of the film […]

Jussie Smollett Debuts New Film at ABFF, Denzel Washington Talks Acting Break

Jussie Smollett (Richard Shotwell-Invision-AP)

*Jussie Smollett debuted a new feature film at the American Black Film Festival, which was held in Miami Beach on June 14-18. Smollett shared details about his second feature during ABFF’s Queer Lens Brunch with GLAAD. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the project titled The Lost Holliday was an official festival selection that the actor […]

‘The Waterboyz’ & ‘Peripheral’ Win at 2024 ABFF + Denzel Washington Career Retrospective

Coke Daniels’ “The Waterboyz” 2024 ABFF

*Yesterday, the American Black Film Festival announced the winners of the 2024 festival at the “Best of ABFF Awards.” Winners included Peripheral, Vince Washington, Coke Daniels, Train: The Dick Night Tran Lane Story, Unsolicited, and Chocolate With Sprinkles. The cast and showrunner of NBC’s Found, including Gabrielle Walsh, Arlen Escarpeta, and Sonay Hoffman, presented a sneak […]

Crowd Chants ‘Toss The Script’ at Chaz Ebert During Denzel Washington Interview

*Tonight, Chaz Ebert moderated the American Black Film Festival Retrospective: Denzel Washington at the New World Center in Miami, FL. The retrospective was described as a journey through Washington’s illustrious career, his evolution as an actor, director, producer and his love for the work of August Wilson. The conversation started with the icon reading the […]

‘Found’ Cast Dish On S2 Premiere at ABFF

NBCs FOUND Arlen Escarpeta & Gabrielle Walsh

*Today, audiences in Miami were the first to watch NBCs Found season two! The Found TV Show is coming soon. The crime drama follows Gabi Mosley (Shanola Hampton) a public relations specialist dedicated to finding missing people. In season one Gabi was living with her childhood kidnapper Sir (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) locked up in her basement. […]

Day 3 ABFF: Issa Rae, Kenya Barris, Aldis Hodge, Nicco Annan, Nle Choppa, Because They’re Funny Comedy Show & Legendary White Party | PHOTOS

Legendary White Party ABFF 2024

Day 3 of the 2024 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) featured red hot stars across film, TV and comedy. The legendary white party had festival-goers celebrating into the early morning hours. The evening featured a special appearance from budding Memphis rapper NLE Choppa. The rapper joined Cory Hardrict and Meagan Good on-stage following their remarks […]

Day 2 ABFF: Kerry Washington, Nia Long, Meagan Good, Cory Hardrict, “YDB,” & Trina

*The American Black Film Festival has taken Miami Beach by storm, presenting a full day of world class screenings, panels and events. The day kicked off with the world premiere screening of Unprisoned Season 2, followed by a Q&A with star Kerry Washington. During the post-screening Q&A, moderated by Bevy Smith, Washington spoke about the […]

ABFF Releases This Year’s Community Day Program

'The Waterboyz' Quavo

*The 2024 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) will conclude its five-day event with their annual Community Day in partnership with the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau in Historic Overtown at the Black Archives Lyric Theater (819 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33136) from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The event is free and open […]

Announcing the Spotlight Screenings at the 2024 American Black Film Festival

UNPRISONED starring Kerry Washington, Faly Rakotohavana and Delroy Lindo (Courtesy of ONYX COLLECTIVE)

*Check out all the new content showing at this year’s American Black Film Festival! “UnPrisoned” season two *world premiere Join the world premiere screening of the second season of Hulu’s heartfelt dramedy “UnPrisoned,” starring Kerry Washington and Delroy Lindo, followed by a fireside chat with executive producers Washington and Tracy McMillan. In season two, the […]

ABFF & Walmart Announce 2nd Annual Content Creators’ Competition!

Nice Crowd’s American Black Film Festival (ABFF) and Walmart’s Black & Unlimited Announce Their Second Annual Content Creators’ Competition Through The Black & Unlimited Fatherhood Project

*Today, NICE CROWD’s American Black Film Festival (ABFF) and Walmart’s Black & Unlimited announced their continued collaboration to highlight the role of Black men within their families and communities through the second annual Black & Unlimited Fatherhood Project content creators’ competition. After a successful launch at the 2023 ABFF in Miami, the unprecedented program included […]