Find out which of the star-studded films and striking television shows are being recognized for their groundbreaking achievements at ABFF Honors on Wednesday, February 22 at 8P/7C.
Check out the full list of nominees below.
This year’s "Movie of the Year" nominees touch on political, social and economic issues. Included are two biopics: one focuses on a Ugandan girl whose world changes after being introduced to the game of chess, and the other tells the story about a group of African-American women who worked with NASA to launch the programs first successful space missions. Another nominee is a period drama based on the story of Nat Turner, an enslaved man who led a slave rebellion. Our final nominees are dramas that deep dives into the concept of choice, decisions and acceptance.
The nominees for "Movie of the Year" are:
The "Television Show of the Year" nominees are smart, funny and authentic. From an awkward Black girl who navigates the racy tribulations of modern-day love and friendships and an ambitious college dropout and his cousin, who suddenly becomes a rap star, to a family struggling to gain a sense of cultural identity, a complicated story of three siblings who inherited a sugarcane farm and a night club owner leading a double life as a drug kingpin – television over the past year has been captivating and honest
The nominees for 'Television Show of the Year' are:
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