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NFMLA Celebrates Black History Month with Film Festival
February 18 @ 4:00 pm$5 - $15
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New Filmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) is celebrating Black History Month with a one-day film festival.
The festival, held on February 18 at South Park Center in DTLA, focuses on films produced by members of the black community that cover a wide range of stories and cultures. They include a witty filmic comment on stereotyping, two comedies about breaking color barriers for love, a look at a youth from the streets training for the Olympics, and an examination of an economically challenged Detroit community that’s been transformed by the modernist architecture of Mies Van Der Rohe.
The event concludes with a special West Coast premiere of Homestate. Attendee also have the chance to meet and mingle with the filmmakers and industry experts.
The festival schedule is:
Shorts Program #1 – InFocus: Black Cinema
- 4 p.m.: Pre-screening reception
- 4:15 p.m.: Short film screenings
- 5:45 p.m.: Post-screening Q & A
Shorts Program #2
- 5:30 p.m.: Pre-screening reception
- 6:15 p.m.: Short film screenings
- 7:45 p.m.: Post-screening Q & A
Shorts Program #3
- 7:30 p.m.: Pre-screening reception
- 8:15 p.m.: Short film screenings
- 9:20 p.m.: Post-screening Q & A
- 9 p.m.: Pre-screening reception
- 9:45 p.m.: Feature film screenings
- 11:25 p.m.: Post-screening Q & A
Tickets for the event are currently available at just $5 per screening program or $15 for the entire day and access to the open bar. For more festival info, visit the event website below.