Garifuna International Film Festival Schedule Of Events

From the Heart of the World – The Elder Brothers Warning is a documentary about the Kogi people who inhabit the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountain in northern Colombia.

Direct descendants of the Tayrona people they survived Spanish Conquistadors – a feat no other tribe can claim. Long thought extinct, they reappeared from their mountain home to warn the world about the harmful damage it was causing.

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Los Angeles Greek Film Festival June 3-7, Egyptian Theatre Hollywood

(Los Angeles- May 14, 2015) – The Ninth Annual Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF/ lagff.org) is pleased to announce that Kary Antholis, president, HBO Miniseries and Cinemax Programming, for Home Box Office and “Hercules” scribe Evan Spiliotopoulos are this year’s recipients of the Festival’s top honor – the prestigious Honorary Orpheus Award. The Awards will be given out at the red carpet Closing Night Gala on Sunday, June 7 at the Egyptian Theatre, Hollywood following the screening of Panos Koutras’ XENIA.

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4th Annual Garifuna Film Festival Welcomes a Century of Change for Indigenous Cultures

4th Annual Garifuna Film Festival Welcomes a Century of Change for Indigenous Cultures

There’s something about the critically acclaimed Garifuna Film Festival that’s capturing attention from filmmakers, musicians and artists from all over the world. By now, the 4TH Annual Garifuna Film Festival is considered an international tower of strength and a major galvanizing force for unity amongst nations. The festival’s focus has always been to give a message of hope and solidarity with conflicting countries and cultures proving they could work together both productively and creatively. International creators are crediting Garifuna as a multi-sensory, multi-modal, multi-literate experience to give new voice to native literacy, pride and identity.

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29th Annual Jazz Reggae Festival

Jazz Reggae Festival-Going in a New Direction

Los Angeles-The Undergraduate Student Association Council (USAC), Cultural Affairs Commission presented the 29th Annual Jazz Reggae Festival, Saturday, April 25th, at the UCLA Tennis Center.

There was a lot of chatter before, during, and after the festival on Social Media (Facebook, Twitter) about the direction that the festival is heading. I’m sure that there will be more talking to come, once people realized that the festival was held a month earlier than in previous years.

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Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz Presents Ibrahim Maalouf, «Kalthoum»

Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz Presents Ibrahim Maalouf, «Kalthoum»

LOS ANGELES, CA – Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz (TRK), the innovative performance space at Le Lycée Français de Los Angeles, is pleased to present the prodigious Ibrahim Maalouf on Thursday, May 21, 2015 in Los Angeles. French-Lebanese trumpeter and composer Ibrahim Maalouf is a lyrical and refined musician, with influences ranging from Miles Davis to Led Zeppelin.

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LOS ANGELES CULTURE FESTIVAL™ CROWNS FIRST EVER HOLLYWOOD CARNIVAL QUEEN 2015

Hollywood, CA – On March 13th, 2015 carnival lovers from all over the world witnessed the highly anticipated 4th Annual “Official Band Launch of Hollywood Carnival 2015”. This sold out gala was the ideal setting for the first ever, official crowning of “Miss Hollywood Carnival 2015”. This premiere cultural event took place at Ebanos Crossing in Downtown Los Angeles, hosted by the Los Angeles Culture Festival™ and attended by several high profile dignitaries including press and media.

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