For 17 years, the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) has played host to legendary, leading, and newly emerging African-American talent in cinema.
This year at ABFF 2013, the Fox | HBCU Media Alliance hosted a relaxing pop-up lounge that provided food and drinks, music, a mobile device charging station, and chair massages! Needless to say, the lounge was a big hit with our members. Between exclusive previews of upcoming Searchlight films 12 Years A Slave, Baggage Claim, and Black Nativity, members and guests networked and
As a special treat and preview of the upcoming Baggage Claim HBCU tour, we sat down with writer/director David E. Talbert and co-stars Terrence J, Derek Luke and Boris Kodjoe to discuss the importance of events such as ABFF, the impact of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and the evolution of the film industry and its audiences. Take a look at what they had to say below.