American Black Film Festival Celebrates 25 Years
(released 7/30/2021)

The American Black Film Festival will be 25 years strong this November 3-14, 2021. The festival will return to Miami Beach November 3-7 and virtually for seven days thereafter, November 8-14 on ABFF PLAY (, it’s streaming platform.

"We are so excited to return to Miami Beach to celebrate 25 years of storytelling and storytellers, and engage with a global audience around the world through our virtual programming on ABFF PLAY," said Nicole Friday, President ABFF Ventures. "ABFF has served as a place of inspiration and a launching pad for so many great filmmakers and artists, and we remain committed to using our platform to catapulte a new generation of Black and Brown filmmakers forward."

"We are eager to safely welcome film enthusiasts and our friends with the ABFF team to Miami Beach this upcoming November," says William D. Talbert, III CDME, President & CEO, Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB). "The GMCVB's Multicultural Tourism & Development Department will help ABFF successfully showcase the diversity of our community, including our local stakeholders and businesses. Utilizing ABFF Play technology will be a game changer, enabling global audiences to participate in this hybrid event and showcasing our amazing destination to an even broader audience than would have been possible before."

"We are honored that American Black Film Festival has once again chosen our great destination for this event, says Mayor Dan Gelber, and confident the Royal Palm Hotel and our city partners will safely host ABFF participants, audience members, talent, and workers to make sure this is another successful event, for Miami Beach."

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