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Ava DuVernay, Billy Dee Williams, Tiffany Haddish to Be Honored at Black Film Festival Awards

Ava DuVernay, Billy Dee Williams and Tiffany Haddish are among those who will be honored at this year’s ABFF Honors ceremony on Feb. 25.

POWER star Omari Hardwick will also be acknowledged by the festival during the ceremony for his contributions to film, per a press release sent to EBONY.

Comedian and Actor, Cedric the Entertainer will emcee the star-studded, set to take place on Sunday, Feb. 25 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles.

Jay Ellis, Diahann Carroll, Issa Rae, Jordan Peele, Anthony Anderson and Anthony Anderson are among those who are expected to be in attendance.

The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) is an annual event dedicated to showcasing quality film and television content by and about people of African descent. The festival is committed to the belief that Black artists and content creators deserve the same opportunities as their mainstream counterparts.




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