Welcome to the 2012 Hollywood Black Film Festival! HBFF Passes and Infotainment Panel tickets can be purchased at The W Hollywood Hotel, located at 6250 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028. Please go to our Registration Page for Pass & Ticket prices. Registration will take place on the 2nd floor in the Grand Room Foyer. Registration hours: Friday, October 26th from 9am-5pm; Saturday, October 27th from 9am-7pm; Sunday, October 28th from 10am-2pm.


You can view all the film, panel and workshop descriptions on our website at http://www.hbff.org/festival-schedule/. From this page, you can sort the schedule by category, get the link for our mobile website and bookmark it for convenient access on your smartphone, or print the schedule to have information at your fingertips. Make sure you SIGN UP for your own personal profile, create your personalized schedule and receive it via email daily!!!!


The entrance to the W Hollywood Hotel parking is on Argyle Street. Parking is valet and the rate is $10 per hour with a cap at $20 for the day. HBFF negotiated daily rate is $15. See registration attendants for parking coupons to get the HBFF daily parking rate.  The overnight rate for hotel guests is $38.50. There is no festival discount on the overnight rate. Credit cards accepted.


The Sunshine Auto Parking lot located across the street from the W Hotel on Argyle Street is available from 6am to 6pm only. Cars will be towed if left in lot after 6pm. Daily rate is $10. Cash paid upon entry. No credit cards.


The Montalban, located within walking distance around the corner at 1615 Vine Street, Los Angeles, CA 90028, will host all festival screenings, including Closing night festivities. Screening tickets purchased online in advance can be picked up at Will-Call. General screening tickets will be available for purchase at the box office for $13.  Closing Night tickets – $40. Credit Cards and Cash accepted at the box office.


Grant Parking lot adjacent to the Montalban is $10 daily rate. Lot open from 8:00 am to 12:00 am everyday except Friday/Saturday which is 8:00 am to 1:30 am. Cash paid upon entry. No credit cards. Lot is not gated and cars are accessible after attendant leaves at closing.


This year, HBFF will be screening 39 films, the best in independent Black cinema. With more than 60 of the biggest names in the Film & TV industry, the Infotainment Conference will feature 20 panels and workshops, including a Live Script Reading, a Monologue Slam and “A Conversation with DeVon Franklin.”


The Hollywood Black Film Festival strives to make the festival better every year, and we hope you enjoy your time here!