On-Location Events

American Black Film Festival

Sponsored by Cadillac

Monarch had the pleasure of being hosted by the ABFF and Cadillac for the nation’s largest gathering of black film and TV enthusiasts, The American Black Film Festival. The ABFF, a four-day event dedicated to showcasing stories by and about people of African descent, was held in New York City this year, generating approximately 19,000 in attendance. We captured these four action-packed days of films, panels, parties and more in the following images. Enjoy!

The Cadillac ABFF Welcome Media Luncheon Hosted by ABFF’S 2015 Ambassador Taraji Henson at the Chester in New York at the Hilton NY grand ballroom.

The Best of the ABFF Awards Ceremony, hosted by Cadillac
The ABFF Opening Night Red Carpet presented by Cadillac

Festival’s closing awards celebration where some of todays most talented artists in film & TV are awarded, at the Hilton Midtown Manhattan.

Celebrities and media stroll the red carpet to attend the premiere of Rick Famuyiwa’s critically-acclaimed film DOPE at the SVA Theatre in New York, NY.