Since its inception the ABFF has showcased more than 600 films, rewarding and redefining artistic excellence in independent filmmaking. Each year the ABFF attracts approximately 5,000 artists, executives and film fans, providing a strategic vehicle for companies to reach this trendsetting and influential audience.
This year Beasts of the Southern Wild will open the festival, with Raising Izzie closing out the event. Other highlights including celebrating the success of Think Like a Man, based on Steve Harvey's best-selling book and close to a record-breaking $100 million domestically.
With diversity and social responsibility at its core, the festival supports aspiring actors, filmmakers and industry executives. In addition to its cinematic showcases, the ABFF nurtures its attendees in a variety of disciplines, offering panel discussions, workshops and symposia hosted by leading media companies. Upscale entertainment and exclusive events complete the festival.
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Beasts of the Southern Wild