The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences designated PAFF as an official qualifying film festival for live action and animation short films. USA Today selected PAFF as #3 in their 2015 list of 10 Best Film Festivals in the U.S.

All-Fest Pass Guarantees Admission!

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Regular Ticket Prices
Adult General Admission
Adult Matinee (1st screening of day)
Seniors (62+)
Students (w/ID)
Children (11 years or under)
Opening Night
Closing Night (includes after-party)
PAFF-LOL Comedy Night (cover plus 2 drink min.)
$10.00 cover
$15.00 (Door)

Filmmakers’ Award Brunch
$25.00 (Advance)

$35.00 (Door)

All-Fest Pass
Admission to all PAFF screenings and events. Space available access to the Filmmakers Lounge. Space Available Reserved Parking. Guaranteed seating up to 15 minutes before screenings & events. Includes one (1) PAFF T-Shirt & one (1) PAFF 26th Anniversary Souvenir Book. ALL FEST PASS GUARANTEES ADMISSION
Cinema Pass
Good for general admission screenings only. Not good for Opening Night, Centerpiece, Closing Night, Conversations, Special or Spotlight Screenings or other Special Events. Guaranteed seating up to 15 minutes before movies & events. Includes one (1) PAFF 26th Anniversary Souvenir Book.
PAFF Six-Tix Passport
Good for 6 regular screenings on a space available basis. Seating is not Guaranteed.

Pass Sales are final and non-refundable unless event is cancelled.
All Ticket Sales are final and non-refundable unless screening or event is cancelled and there is no substitution
ArtFest, SpokenWord Fest and Fashion Show:
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw (BHC), 3650 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008
All PAFF Screenings:
Cinemark Theaters BHC 15 (on the grounds of BHC)
Talk4Reel, PAFF Institute:
BHC (Check Listings for specific locations)
PAFF-LOL Comedy Night:
The J Spot Comedy Club, 5581 W Manchester Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90045
PAFF Party Tent:
Second level of the BHC parking structure, in front of the Cinemark Theater
Ample free parking. Valet parking in front of theater available on some days.
Contact Information
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Presentation Information
Short films are screened either grouped together or with a feature. All foreign language films are
presented with English subtitles. Films are not rated. Starred (*) titles may contain adult subject
matter, nudity, violence or harsh language. Parental discretion advised. Scheduled films may be
substituted with another similar film for technical reasons.
The Pan African Film Festival is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the advancement of cultural
diversity and education through the exhibition of positive and realistic media images.