The Governing Board of the Foundation for the Augmentation for African-Americans in Film (FAAAF) has announced the dates for the 17th and 18th Black Reel Awards® presentations. The Black Reel Awards® will take place on Thursday, February 16, 2017, and Thursday, February 22, 2018, respectively.
Black Reel Awards key dates for the 2017 Awards season are:
Monday, December 5, 2016
Nominations voting opens 8 a.m. ET
Friday, December 9, 2016
Nominations voting closes 8 p.m. ET
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Awards Nominations Announcement
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Final voting opens 8 a.m. ET
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Final voting closes 8 p.m. ET
Black Reel Awards Thursday, February 16, 2017
17th Black Reel Awards Award begins 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT
The 17th Black Reel Awards will be held in Washington, DC.