Ending the blackout

Leffall, Jabulani
July 2005
Daily Variety;7/13/2005, Vol. 288 Issue 7, pB1
Trade Publication
Provides a background of the American Black Film Festival. Founders of the festival; Objectives of the festival; Benefits of the festival to African American independent filmmakers; Corporate sponsors. INSET: Tip sheet.


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