LA Film Festival

Culture & Arts
Quite honestly I never considered myself a "political" person per se, but it seems that the very best documentaries do send
Culture & Arts
Harris, whose Broadway credits also include the musicals American Psycho, Heathers and Doctor Zhivago, explains how So B
Culture & Arts
This is my fourth year attending the Los Angeles Film Festival, produced by Film Independent and hosted by L.A. Live Regal Cinemas in downtown Los Angeles.
Los Angeles
Well, the 2015 LA Film Fest came to a close yesterday, which means traffic around L.A. Live should get marginally better as long as Obama doesn't decide to hold a fundraising event there.
Black Voices
I caught up with director N.C. Heikin to ask her what inspired her to want to bring to life the "reality" of Frank Morgan's life and she graciously took the time to give me some insight into her journey.
Los Angeles
What happens when we reach the point where the chorus of voices -- all competing to be heard at all times -- simply drown each other out? What if, in the end, no one is really paying attention?
Business
3. Co-host a scavenger hunt, offering clues that draw people inside and prizes to receive inside each place for the first
Entertainment
It's a welcome development to see more women directors emerging in the indie film scene and it's my hope that this will soon translate into more women directing studio features, as well. One indie woman director whose work I've enjoyed in recent years is Kat Coiro.
Culture & Arts
This was my second year attending the LA Film Festival. Most of my interest lies in documentary or documentary-like film.
Los Angeles
Narrative features set in L.A. include the aspiring actor comedy "Four Dogs" and actress Lake Bell's Sundance award-winning
Moviefone
As big as Steve Nash's impact on the Lakers might be, it can't possibly match the impact that flashy point guard Kevin Sheppard had in 2008 on A.S. Shiraz, a professional basketball team in Iran's Super League.
Culture & Arts
Presented by Film Independent and hosted by LA Live Regal Cinemas, the LA Film Festival was the best staycation one could have ever hoped for.
Impact
There's no cure for XP. Those with the disease burn, freckle and blister after minimal sun exposure. They are at much greater risk for skin cancers. The disease has neurological implications and leaves the child developmentally delayed. People with XP rarely live past the age of 20.
Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Film Festival kicks off this week downtown with an eclectic slate of alternative stimulation. Run by Film Independent, the LAFF has a more chill, familial air than Sundance, and unlike Sundance, you can usually get tickets.
Los Angeles
The latest Census Bureau data shows that the United States is on its way to becoming a "majority minority." What does this have to do with film festivals? Everything.
Entertainment
You will laugh, you will cry, it is better than CATS. But most importantly, you will be moved. Senna is one of the most successful documentaries to come out of England to the States, ever.
Culture & Arts
The story of Flora, a pachyderm who for 18 years starred in a St. Louis circus that bore her name, is one of good intentions
Entertainment
"I really believe in the need for real change in the education system," said John Legend. Anyone who is a fan of Legend knows what a heartfelt guy he is.
Entertainment
Waiting for Superman is the kind of film we need more of in Hollywood. I say this because it takes an important social issue (education) and educates all of us.