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THE BLACK ASSOCIATION OF DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKERS (“BADWEST”) PRESENTS ITS 12th ANNUAL “DAY OF BLACK DOCS” SATURDAY, May 5, 2018 AT THE AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE

The Black Association of Documentary Filmmakers West (BADWEST) presents its exciting and always anticipated 12th annual “DAY OF BLACK DOCS” on Saturday, May 5, 2018, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the American Film Institute (AFI) Mark Goodson Theater, 2021 N. Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027. Free parking is available in the AFI parking lot. Seating is on a first-come-first-serve basis and tickets for the all-day event are $20.00.  Advance ticket purchase is recommended at www.dayofblackdocs.org.    Two award winning feature-length documentaries and two shorts will be screened: 2018 Pan African Film Festival Jury Prize and Audience Award Winner,

A Conversation with Angela C. Lee of Film Independent

If you, or anyone in your circle, are aiming to break into the entertainment industry, Angela C. Lee, the Director of Artist Development at Film Independent, is someone you should definitely get to know and follow on social media.

Black Artists Featured at 2024 Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival will be held Jan. 18 – 28, both in person in Salt Lake City, Utah and online at festival.sundance.org.  Many films at Sundance 2024 feature African American talent and are directed by Black filmmakers.   

Janet Rollé Named CEO and Executive Director of American Ballet Theatre

The American Ballet Theatre announced that Janet Rollé will become the new CEO and Executive Director at American Ballet Theatre. Her appointment which was announced by the Board Chariman Andrew Barth will become effective January 3, 2022. Rollé joins ABT from Parkwood Entertainment, having served as General Manager since 2016.

LACMA Hosts Obama Portraits and Black Americans Exhibit

Los Angeles County Museum of Art will open “The Obama Portraits Tour” and “Black American Portraits” on November 7. The exhibits feature the “Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama” painting as created by Amy Sherald, the “Barack Obama” artwork as visualized by Kehinde Wiley and two centuries of Kehinde Wiley.