Black Movie Awards

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Black Movie Awards
Awarded for Excellence in cinematic achievements
Country United States
First awarded 1997
Official website

The Black Movie Awards (BMAs) is an annual ceremony held to recognize achievements of film actors of African descent and to honor films that stand out in their portrayal of Black experience. Founded in 1997, with an inaugural event at the American Black Film Festival (ABFF),[1] it has been televised several times since 2005, including the 2005 ceremony hosted by Cedric the Entertainer and the 2006 ceremony hosted by Tyler Perry.[2] [3]

BMA Rules & Eligibility[edit]

For the rules, see [1]

See also[edit]



  1. ^ "Founder". ABFF. Retrieved 23 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "The 2006 Black Movie Awards – IMDb". Retrieved 23 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "Tyler Perry to Host Film life's 2006 Black Movie Awards". Retrieved 23 May 2012.