People from around the globe gather to attend the largest Black film festival in the United States. From a 100 million dollar blockbuster premiere to newly emerging Hollywood talent, The Pan African Film & Arts Festival (PAFF) showcases a broad spectrum of Black creative works from all over the globe, particularly those that reinforce positive images and help to destroy negative stereotypes.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences designated PAFF as an official qualifying film festival for live action and animation short films. PAFF Executive Director Ayuko Babu is a member of the California Film Commission. USA Today selected PAFF as #3 in their 2015 list of 10 Best Film Festivals in the U.S.
Nowhere else can audiences find this unique opportunity to come together through film and art to explore new worlds, meet new people and acquire new information and ideas, only at PAFF!