After the 5 Male All-Stars from American Black Film Festival edition, it’s only right that Black Enterprise spotlights a few amazing women who too have graced the ABFF halls. These talented starlets went on to do big things after showing off their skills to fellow film enthusiasts. See what they’ve been up to, and rub elbows with Hollywood’s finest at the American Black Film Festival in New York City June 11-14.
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Emayatzy Corinealdi is ABFF’s 2011 Star Project winner. She has since appeared in three featured films, including Addicted and the Ava DuVernay-directed Middle of Nowhere, for which she won a Gotham award. She was also a featured actor in Abercrombie & Fitch’s “Stars on the Rise” advertising campaign.