THE 28TH ANNUAL PAN AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL(PAFF) OPENS IT'S “CALL FOR ENTRIES”

THE 28TH ANNUAL PAN AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL(PAFF) OPENS IT’S “CALL FOR ENTRIES”

The 28th annual PAFF, the nation’s largest and most prestigious Black film festival will be held on February 13-23, 2020 in Los Angeles. Over the years, it has showcased films from all parts of the world, representing such countries as Angola, Nigeria, Jamaica, New Zealand, Rwanda, Canada, Mozambique, Egypt, the Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Brazil, Kenya, Fiji, Mexico, the U.K., South Africa, England, Japan, France and of course, the United States. With the pulse on the international film market, PAFF has opened the minds of its audiences, and transported them to far-away places and back home again.

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The Crazy Rich Asians Continue To Turn Stereotypes Upside Down

2018’s Crazy Rich Asians was a fun, funny, feel-good movie, and a blast to watch. But one of the reasons it was such a big deal was that it successfully pushed back on Hollywood’s typical stereotyping of Asian actors. We don’t have to get into the specifics, but suffice it to say the film industry tends to employ Asian talent to fill a few typecast roles, which can overall contribute to a belittling, offensive, and notably inaccurate societal perception of an entire race or ethnicity.

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Constance Wu Candidly Describes The Burden Children Of Immigrants Carry

Constance Wu Candidly Describes The Burden Children Of Immigrants Carry

The actress, who’s in the upcoming movie “Hustlers,” sat down with “The Off Camera Show” and recounted a childhood memory in which a teacher wrongly accused her of plagiarism while she was in middle school. Though the experience deeply affected her, she explained that she never told her parents for a reason that may sound familiar to many from immigrant families.

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The Los Angeles Police Department, LAPD Hosts Hiring Seminar

The Los Angeles Police Department, LAPD Hosts Hiring Seminar

The Los Angeles Police Department is seeking the best and brightest individuals who want to make a change in their lives and a difference in their communities. A world-class police force that has long set the standard of excellence for police training and performance, no other job can offer you the opportunity for growth, enrichment, and range of experience like the Los Angeles Police Department.

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Long Beach Jazz Festival

Long Beach Jazz Festival

Long Beach- Rainbow Lagoon was transformed into a jazz oasis this past weekend. The 32nd Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival began Friday, August 9-Sunday, August 11, 2019. Attendees enjoyed three days of music, food and health awareness. The Heath and Awareness Pavilion featured inspirational and expert wellness speakers, treatment centers, vendors, healthy food sampling stations.

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FROM HUNGARY TO HOLLYWOOD The Story of a Revolutionary Film

FROM HUNGARY TO HOLLYWOOD

Klaudia Kovacs is a multi-award winning, Hungarian-American Film and Theater Director who works in Hollywood. At the age of 19, she arrived in the United States alone, not speaking English, and with only $200 in her pocket. Today—after directing Oscar “Best Documentary” competitor and eight-time award winner Torn from the Flag, accepting an invitation to present her film to the United States Congress, and being declared “the most successful Hungarian documentary” by the press—she has 35 awards to show for her hard work.

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“MY FATHER BELIZE” FILM TO PREMIERE AT HOLLYSHORTS

“MY FATHER BELIZE” FILM TO PREMIERE AT HOLLYSHORTS

HOLLYWOOD – Son of Oakland Productions, 68th & Star Productions, and Luna Ray Films are set to world premiere a new short film, My Father Belize, at the HollyShorts Film Festival in Hollywood California. Leon Lozano (Something Is Killing Tate) directed the film, which shot on location in Belize Central America, featuring a majority Belizean cast and crew.

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