PAFF Making News

The largest event of its kind, the Pan African Film & Arts Festival enjoys a wide range of diverse local, national, and international press coverage each year.


‘A Hip Hop Story’: Affion Crockett, Cedric The Entertainer, And Damaine Radcliff To Star In Music Focused Comedy | Deadline (Jan. 26)

“Awards Season: Key Dates Leading Up to the 2024 Oscars” | The Hollywood Reporter (Jan. 3)


KBLA First Things First with Dominique DiPrima | Dean Logan & Women Directors Roundtable 

Getty Images2023 Editorial Coverage of PAFF 

Hollywood Progressive | Cinematically Celebrating Black History

KTLA 5 | Sunday ‘Gayle on the Go!’, Sunday, February 26th, 2023

Random Lengths News |Pan African Film Festival Does It Again

Los Angeles SentinelBlack Woman Filmmaker Honors Jazz Legend With HArgrove at PAFF

Los Angeles TimesThe Take: Inside the vibrant scene at the Pan African Film Festival’s ArtFest

Ebony10 Films We Love at the Pan African Film Festival

IOL (South Africa) – ‘Four Walls’ selected for Pan-African Film & Arts Festival this Black History Month

San Diego Business JournalArtist Couple Specialize in Painting to Heal

LA Weekly – Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) Celebrates Black History and Entertainment

The Miami TimesBlack film festival celebrates African art, culture


EbonyFilmmaker Fitch Jean’s Short Film “More Than Hair’ Challenges Stereotypes at the Pan African Film Festival

EURWeb31st Annual Pan African Film & Art Festival in Los Angeles (PHOTOS)

KTLA 5All types of art on display at Pan African Film Festival

Los Angeles SentinelJonathan Majors, Chevalier, and more at the Opening Night of the 31st Pan African Film Festival (PAFF)

Spectrum News 1Pan African Film Fest premieres Dorothy Foreman Cotton doc

L.A. Watts TimesDebbie Allen Speaks Truth on New Documentary King of Kings: Chasing Edward Jones 

Our Weekly Newspaper‘Chevalier’ set to open festival

Random Lengths NewsPan African Film Festival: Experience A New Story of Imagination

Larchmont BuzzThe Week Ahead – Events for February 11-17, 2023

KTLA 5Saturday ‘Gayle on the Go!’, Saturday, February 11th, 2023

LAistBest Things To Do This Weekend in Los Angeles And SoCal: Feb. 10 – 12

ABC 7Black History Month events in Southern California

KPCC 89.3FMFilmWeek: ‘Magic Mike’s Last Dance,’ ‘Marlowe,’ ‘Sharper’ & More

Discovery Los Angeles | Pan African Film & Arts Festival Opening Day

Urban Hollywood 411LA Mayor Karen Bass and Danny Glover to Kick Off Pan African Film Fest

thrillistHow to Celebrate Black History Month in LA

The Guardian (Nigeria)Pan African Film and Arts Festival Los Angeles to hold February 9

KPFK 90.7FMPan African Film & Arts Festival Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza