Awards Dinner & Gala

The San Diego Black Film Festival Awards Dinner & Gala is the most prestigious event of the festival. A black tie event, this is where filmmakers are presented awards for Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, and numerous other categories. Winners take to the stage, receive their award, and give thanks to all those who made it possible. Expect entertainment and other enjoyable activities. Celebrity hosts, numerous celebrity attendees, exquisite cuisine and fine wine. Dress to impress!

Date: Saturday January 31
Time: 7pm (Cocktail Reception) 8pm (Dinner)
Location: Hard Rock Hotel, Gaslamp Quarter. 207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, California 92101

This is always a sold out event. To guarantee your admission, advance purchase the Awards Dinner & Gala NOW!

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We’re happy to announce the return of actress Robin Givens as host of the 2015 San Diego Black Film Festival Awards Dinner & Gala at the Hard Rock Hotel, in downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter. Saturday January 31, 7PM.

Robin Givens brings a certain style and elegance to the gala’s hosting duties, and we look forward to her interaction with filmmakers as all of the awards will be handed-out by her with photo-ops. Robin will also grace the red carpet for media and public photo-ops. 

The Awards Dinner & Gala is nearly sold out. Reserve your dinner & gala tickets now!

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2015 SDBFF Awardees:
Best Cutting Edge: Lakay, Cancer Pimp
Best Short: Rise Up, The Double Deal
Best Foreign: Camp 72, Turbulences
Best Christian: God's Amazing Grace
Best Documentary: Am American Assent
Best Drama: No Weapons Formed Against Us
Best Supporting Actor: Sam Sarpong, No Weapons...
Best Actors: Steven Anderson, Jr., Eugene Lindsey
Best Directors: George Potter, Andrew Adkins
Best Film: By Blood
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