February 18, 2018
The 26th Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival will host the “The New Black Aesthetic: The Influence & Impact of the Costume Industry” panel discussion featuring the costume designer and stylist from Marvel’s Black Panther, Ruth Carter!
February 10, 2018
The 26th Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival will host a star-studded red carpet celebration of Woodie King, Jr., which will be held at the Cinemark Baldwin Hills Crenshaw 15 and XD on Saturday, February 10!
February 10, 2017
February 13, 2017
GHANAWEB.COM King Ampaw’s ‘No time to die’ for US festival
February 9, 2017
Our Weekly PAFF celebrates 25 years of ethnic imagery
January 20, 2017
PAFF 25 Press Release
Fox 11 News Coverage
February 14, 2016
LA Weekly Pan African Film Festival
January 22, 2014
The Pan African Film Festival Announces Celebrity Host And Jurors
January 8, 2014
Let the Movie Marathon Begin!
January 3, 2014
Pan African Film Festival Taps Rising Stars
November 27, 2013
The Pan African Film Festival Set To Honor Industry Trailblazers
February 19, 2013
The Pan African Film Festival Announces Filmmakers Awards
February 16, 2013
The Pan African Film Festival Announces Films in Competition
February 10, 2013
A LEAGUE OF BLACK INTELLIGENTSIA HEADLINES PAFF FILM INSTITUTE
February 9, 2013
Pan African Film Festival Nabs AAFCA Award
Ferbuary 7, 2013
A Message From Our Celebrity Host, Salli Richardson-Whitfield
January 27, 2013
The Pan African Film Festival Set To Kick Off 21st Anniversary
January 24, 2013
Lynn Whitfield To Receive PAFF’s Lifetime Achievement Award
Decenmber 7, 2012
Pan African Film Festival Announces Press Credentialing Process
February 21, 2012
The Pan African Film Festival Announces Winners Of Its Film Competition
February 2, 2012
The Pan African Film Festival Announces Films In Competition
January 13, 2012
Pan African Film Festival Set To Kick Off 20th Anniversary
21st Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival Filmmaker’s Award Brunch
African American Film Critics Association Honors Cicely Tyson, Rainforest Films, PAFF
PAFF 2013 Review: ‘Stones In The Sun’ Is A Gripping Tale About Haitian Immigrants In The U.S.
Djibril Ndoye named artist of honor in 2013 by the “Pan African Film & Arts Festival”
Pan African Film And Arts Festival To Celebrate 21st Anniversary
Django and a Major Black Film Festival’s Stride to Broaden Lenses
The Pan African Film & Arts Festival is Celebrating 26 Years as the Largest, Most Prestigious Black Film Festival and Black History Month Event in the U.S!
Welcome to the Pan African Film & Arts Festival press room – our portal of exciting information and updates where friends of the media can find the latest and greatest in festival news, screening schedules, press releases, images and more!
ABOUT THE PAN AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL
Established in 1992, the Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) – a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization – has remained dedicated to showcasing a broad spectrum of Black creative works; particularly, those that reinforce positive images and help to advance cultures, races and lifestyles. PAFF also serves as a vehicle to initiate dialogue on the important issues of our time and aides in the promotion of cultural understanding between peoples of African descent.
ABOUT THE PAN AFRICAN FILM & ARTS FESTIVAL
Now entering its 27th year, the 12-day PAFF experience features 75+ fine artists and 170+ new films from over 40 countries on five continents and in 26 languages. This annual exhibition of film, art, culture and creative expression is the largest Black film festival and the largest Black History Month celebration in the U.S. PAFF attracts a diverse global audience hailing from the United States, Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, Canada, South America and the South Pacific, which translates into over 90K art fest attendees, 40K film enthusiasts and 5000 students, annually.
The Pan African Film & Arts Festival is directed by Hollywood veterans Danny Glover (The Color Purple, Proud Mary), Ja’Net DuBois (Good Times) and Ayuko Babu (Executive Director). The 2019 season will take place Thursday, February 7 – Monday, February 18 at the Cinemark Rave 15 Theatres/Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza (3650 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd) in Los Angeles, California.
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