Miami Beach will once again host the American Black Film Festival and the excitement in the air is palpable. Bringing together some of the best and brightest black film makers in the country including influential industry movers like Edson Jean and R. Malcolm Jones, the event promises to enrapture with a suite of films that will keep audiences well entertained.
The American Black Film Festival will return Wednesday to Miami Beach for its 17th annual retreat, providing an outlet for multicultural movie producers to network and to market their films.
The film festival will showcase shorts, documentaries and movies produced by filmmakers of color worldwide, including Miami-based Edson Jean ( The Adventures of Edson Jean) and R. Malcolm Jones ( The Magic City).
“As part of its ongoing mission to celebrate the finest that independent cinema has to offer while nurturing up-and-coming talent, the American Black Film Festival is very excited to showcase the works of these two very talented filmmakers, as well as give a platform to Miami’s emerging filmmakers,” said Jeff Friday, CEO of Film Life, and founder of the ABFF.