nullFilm Life has announced a call for entries for exceptional narrative feature

and documentary films made by or about people of African descent for consideration for the 2014 edition of the annual American Black Film Festival ABFF, which is scheduled to take place in

NYC, next June 19-22.


“2013 has certainly been a tremendous year in Black cinema, providing great inspiration for

Black artists. We are looking forward to the promise of even more original and dynamic work to

emerge on the independent front in 2014,” states Jeff Friday, ABFF founder and CEO of Film.

Films submitted must have been completed after January 1, 2013. 

Documentaries should have a minimum running

time of 45 minutes, and narrative features a minimum of 72 minutes. 

The individual deadlines for submissions are: February 7, and March 10, 2014

For full eligibility criteria, visit or where submissions are being accepted online only.