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2021

January 7, 2022
30th Pan African Film Festival Postponed to April 19

December 6, 2021
Danny Glover Announced as Celebrity Ambassador for PAFF’s 30th Anniversary

March 9, 2021
Angela Davis, Lee Daniels, Genius: Aretha, Queen Latifah, Nika King, and More Featured During Second Week of Pan African Film Festival

March 1, 2021
The Pan African Film Festival Kicks Off 14-Day Virtual Festival with David Oyelowo’s “The Water Man”

February 26, 2021
Pan African Film Festival Kicks Off Online and On-Demand Sunday Feb. 28

February 14, 2021
Late Filmmaker’s Documentary on the LAPD and the Black Panther Party to Screen at the Pan African Film Festival

February 12, 2021
David Oyelowo’s ‘The Water Man’ Selected to Open 29th Pan African Film Festival

February 5, 2021
The 29th Pan African Film Festival Announces Competition Selections

February 3, 2021
Pan African Film Festival Press Screenings

February 2, 2021
Nation’s Largest Black History Month Event Kicks Off with Screening of Judas and the Black Messiah

January 28, 2021
Pan African Film Festival Statement on the Death of Cicely Tyson

January 22, 2021
Pan African Film Festival Announces Virtual Lineup for 2021


2020

March 15, 2020
The Pan African Film Festival Wraps, Screening a Record-Breaking 225 Films, Representing 52 Countries in 26 Languages! **Audience Favorite Awards Announced**

March 5, 2020
In Pursuit of Pan African Ideals: On Film, In Fact
Jackson (Mississippi) Advocate (an important African American newspaper)

March 5, 2020
Death of Ja’Net DuBois Leaves Void Among Hollywood’s Black Achievers
Jackson (Mississippi) Advocate (an important African American newspaper)

February 27, 2020
MEDIA ALERT! The Pan African Film Festival Announces the Winners of the John Singleton Short Film Competition

February 25, 2020
The Pan African Film Festival Wraps, Screening a Record Breaking 225 Films, Representing 52 Counties in 26 Languages! Winners Announced!

February 19, 2020
Co-founders of the Pan African Film Festival, Award-winning Actor Danny Glover and Ayuko Babu Release Statement on the Death of Ja’Net DuBois

February 18, 2020
GET YOUR ‘PAFFPORT’ READY! The Pan African Film Festival Set to Screen a Record Breaking 225 Films, Representing 52 Counties in 26 Languages!

February 3, 2020
Denial of Nigeria’s Oscar Nominee Is “Just Awful!” – AMAA’S Head Juror, Asantewa Olatunji
LEADERSHIP, Nigeria’s Most Influential Newspaper

January 27, 2020
YouTube, the Pan African Film Festival and The Africa Narrative Announce Winners for I Am Africa Short Film Competition, Spotlighting Filmmakers in Sub-Saharan Africa

January 14, 2020
GET YOUR ‘PAFFPORT’ READY! The 28th Annual Pan African Film and Arts Festival Set to Take Audiences Around the World and Back Home Again! “HERO: Inspired by the Extraordinary Revolutionary Life and Times of Diplomat and Judge Ulric Cross,” directed by Caribbean filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon. Announced as Opening Night Film

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