Want to know why events like the ABFF Awards, a Golden Globe Award-styled ceremony that honors black achievement in television and film, exist? Because Hollywoodn’t. That cleverly stated phrase may seem simplistic, but 20 years ago, it led Jeff Friday to create the American Black Film Festival and, this year, the ABFF Awards (also called […]
Jeff Friday talked about the ABFF Honors and why now is the perfect time for it, why boycotting the Oscars is the wrong way to make change in Hollywood and why there will always be a need for black-centric awards shows.
Awards season is in full swing and among the plethora of events honoring the best of film that have — and will — take place are the African American Film Festival Hollywood Awards.