The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) held its annual awards ceremony Sunday in Beverly Hills, California, bringing out some of the biggest stars in television and film.

Several respected figures in the industry were honored during the extravagant affair, including Ava DuVernay, who received the Industry Visionary Award.

Billy Dee Williams was honored with the Hollywood Legacy Award and actor Omari Hardwick with the Distinguished ABFF Alumni Award. Lastly, comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish received the Rising Star Award.



OWN original Queen Sugar took home the award for Television Drama of the Year while HBO’s Insecure and ABC’s Black-ish tied for Best Comedy. Movie of the Year went to Get Out while 1990s sitcom Martin won the Classic Comedy TV Show award.

Check out more photos from the event, including shots of host Cedric the Entertainer, Angela Bassett, Larenz Tate, Tracee Ellis Ross, Issa Rae and others.

 



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