PAFF Institute

Above: Right: Ruth Carter (Costume designer, Black Panther)

As one of the many exciting programs of the Pan African Film and Arts Festival, the PAFF Institute serves as a platform to amplify the voices of industry powerhouses, community influencers, sports figures, cultural icons, thought leaders and disruptors who seek to educate, inspire and empower those who desire personal and professional elevation.

The PAFF Institute makes necessary conversations happen… and when these conversation happen, you definitely want to be in the building!

Panels

As one of the many exciting programs of the Pan African Film and Arts Festival, the PAFF Institute serves as a platform to amplify the voices of industry powerhouses, community influencers, sports figures, cultural icons, thought leaders and disruptors who seek to educate, inspire and empower those who desire personal and professional elevation.

Talk4Reel

Launched in 2018, #Talk4Reel lives under the umbrella of the PAFF Institute as an extended panel series, specifically for film and television enthusiasts. Featuring casts, top-of-the-line crew members and those making it happen in front and behind the camera for new and upcoming movies and television shows, #Talk4Reel digs deeper into the message, evolution and inner workings of what it takes to bring our stories to life!