The Foundation for the Augmentation of African-Americans in Film

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6th Black Reel Awards for TV

August 14, 2022

3rd Lakefront Film Fest

August 10-13, 2022

23rd Black Reel Awards Submission Open

August 1, 2022



The Foundation for the Augmentation of African-Americans in Film (FAAAF) is a non-profit organization, whose mission is to identify, inspire and prepare the next generation of African-American filmmakers as they continue to influence, craft and develop the evolving images of African-American people in cinema.

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LFF Launches “Virtual Cinema!”

Fresh off the success of the Virtual Edition of Lakefront Film Fest 2021, the festival will launch a monthly screening series, Virtual Cinema. Sponsored by the DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment, the films will stream on the Lakefront Film Fest’s virtual platform, hosted by Eventive beginning…


Melina Matsoukas’ debut cross-country road love story scores 14 nominations to lead the field Us and Dolemite Is My Name also garner double-digit nominations Washington, DC — December 11, 2019 — The gripping story of a couple on the run from the law following a traffic stop gone wrong, Queen and Slim,…

Queen Sugar Scores 14 Black Reel Awards for Television Nods

Second-year drama from executive producer Ava DuVernay scores 14 nominations Atlanta paces the comedy categories with 10 nods; Donald Glover receives six nominations (Washington, DC, June 14, 2018) One year after coming up short to the popular NBC drama, This Is Us, voters embraced the second season of the critically-acclaimed…

Uptown Saturday Night | Putney Swope

This month on the Third Anniversary Celebration of the Uptown Saturday Night Movie Ministry, we present a special screening of the deeply subversive 1969 cult classic, Putney Swope.

Uptown Saturday Night | Boyz N the Hood

This month in Uptown Saturday Night, we celebrate a father’s unconditional love as he guides his son through the turbulent journey through life in South Central in John Singleton’s memorable debut, Boyz ‘N the Hood, Saturday, June 9, 2018, in the Fellowship Hall of Celebration Church at Columbia.

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