Best of the American Black Film Festival Awards

Celebrating the world's largest community of Black film and television enthusiasts, IMDb presents highlights from the 2020 ABFF virtual awards show, hosted by Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker.

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'The Best Man' Cast Through the Years

From Boyz n the Hood to Hustle & Flow, take a look back at the movie and TV roles of the stars of The Best Man.

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2020 American Black Film Festival: Movie Guide

The American Black Film Festival has announced the lineup for its virtual festival. The program, which will run Aug. 21-30, will feature projects across the categories: U.S. Narrative, International Narrative, Documentary Features, Web Series, and HBO Short Films.

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Still Images From ABFF Selections

Take a look at No Ordinary Love, The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain, and more films playing at the 2020 American Black Film Festival.

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Spike Lee: Four Decades of "Wake Up!"

For over four decades, Spike Lee has used film to tell audiences to "Wake up!" We sit down with the director to explore his use of the phrase and the challenging history that inspired it.

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Blaxploitation Movies & Black Power in the 1970s

On this IMDbrief we recognize cinematic representations of black power that leapt off the screens in the 1970s and milestone movies that you should add to your Watchlist.

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Spotlight Screening: 'Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn'

The 2020 American Black Film Festival will hold a spotlight screening of Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn. The documentary will be available on HBO and HBO Max on Aug. 12.

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About the American Black Film Festival

The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) is an annual event dedicated to recognizing black talent and showcasing quality film and television content by and about people of African descent. At the heart of the ABFF is our commitment to community, bringing together Black artists to share their work – challenging, encouraging, appreciating and uplifting one another.

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