August Events

Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase | August 17

Award-winning actor/writer/director Ted Lange (AFI Class of 1973) is hosting REEL BLACK MEN, a short film showcase featuring the artistry of emerging African American Male Filmmakers, August 17, 2019, at The Pacific Design Center located at 8687 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069. Visit the Black Hollywood Education & Resource Center’s website to learn more and buy tickets!

Meet the Press Film Festival | Oct 6 & 7, Washington D.C.

The third annual Meet the Press Film Festival in collaboration with AFl will be held on Oct. 6 and 7 in Washington, D.C. and will feature issue-based documentary shorts along with live discussions with filmmakers, subjects, NBC News correspondents and anchors.


Since it launched in 2017, the festival has featured world premieres from Netflix and HBO among others. Last year, the film festival featured 23 short-length documentaries from filmmakers from across the country.


AFI FEST | Nov 14-21, 2019

Mark your calendars! AFI FEST presented by Audi — the American Film Institute’s annual celebration of global cinema in the heart of Hollywood — will take place November 14-21, 2019!


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