Check Out All The Black Excellence That Showed Up & Showed Out At The 2018 ABFF Honors
The American Black Film Festival's annual honors ceremony was spot on.
February 26, 2018 at 3:46 pm
The 2018 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) Honors were held last night. Besides some of our favorite shows and movies winning in the award ceremony's competitive categories, a handful of our all-time favorites shined in the special tribute and honoree categories. In case you missed it, here's a quick recap of all the winners.
Martin wins Classic Comedy TV show honor.
Insecure and Black-ish tie for Comedy of the Year.
THANK YOU ~ @americanblackfilmfestival for honoring @blackishabc and @insecurehbo as the best television comedies (it was a tie)! But more than that, thank you for supporting, celebrating, and cultivating the work of our community for over 20 years now. It's so important and necessary. And thank you for a really wonderful night of black excellence and love. #abffhonors
Queen Sugar wins Drama of the Year.
Get Out wins Movie of the Year.
Ava DuVernay was honored with the Industry Visionary Award.
Billy Dee Williams was honored with the Hollywood Legacy Award.
Omari Harwick was honored with the Distinguished ABFF Alumni Award.
Tiffany Haddish was honored with the Rising Star Award.
Congratulations to all those honored. Well deserved!
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