ABFF Showcases Diversity in NYC

Jun. 26, 2014

Recently, the 18th annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) showcased a diverse creative community through film screenings, panel discussions and more. ABFF founding and premiere sponsor HBO—along with Turner and the Time Warner Foundation—took part in the four-day event, which was held in New York City. The Time Warner Foundation presented a panel that focused on diversity in Hollywood as well as the Master Class series that ran throughout the festival. Master Classes included Bill Duke's Actors Boot Camp and Rob Hardy's Amazing Stories, among many others. The Time Warner Foundation also presented the Grand Jury Award for Best Screenplay to CRU, written by Alton Glass and Oliver W. Ottley III.