2017 'BET Presents the American Black Film Festival Honors' Adds Terrence Howard as Honoree + Special Appearances
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2017 'BET Presents the American Black Film Festival Honors' Adds Terrence Howard as Honoree + Special Appearances

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BET Networks and American Black Film Festival (ABFF)’s “BET Presents the American Black Film Festival Honors” has announced that Terrence Howard will be presented the “Excellence in the Arts” honor at this year’s event. In addition, set to make special appearances are some of Hollywood’s rising young stars, including Jay Ellis (“Insecure,” “The Game”), Kofi Siriboe (“Queen Sugar”), Alexandra Shipp (“X-Men: Apocalypse”), and Kylie Bunbury (“Pitch”).

“BET Presents the American Black Film Festival Honors” airs on BET and Centric on Wednesday, February 22nd at 8:00PM ET.

ABFF Honors’ mission is to celebrate Black culture by honoring individuals, movies and television shows that have had a significant impact on American entertainment, as well as the people who are proponents of championing diversity and inclusion in Hollywood. The annual event will be hosted by actress Regina Hall.

“BET Presents the American Black Film Festival Honors” is sure to be a highlight of the Hollywood Awards season and Black History Month. The event is executive produced by ABFF Ventures founder Jeff Friday, Suzanne de Passe and Madison Jones for de Passe Jones Entertainment, Jesse Collins for Jesse Collins Entertainment, and Connie Orlando, Stephen G. Hill and Debra Lee for BET Networks.

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