The 32nd Pan African Film & Arts Festival Festival

The 32nd Pan African Film & Arts Festival Festival

The 32nd Pan African Film & Arts Festival Festival, a two week-long celebration of film, art and culture, will take place February 6-19, 2024, in Los Angeles at the Cinemark Baldwin Hills & XD and Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza with film screenings, industry panels and social events all centered around the Black experience.

PAFF (Pan African Film & Arts Festival) will present more than than 140 film screenings, including Q&As and in-depth discussions with attending filmmakers from all over the globe. Now in its 32nd year, the Festival is returning to the Cinemark Baldwin Hills and XD and the adjacent Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza will host its renowned fine art show featuring over 100 established and emerging fine artists and quality craftspeople from all over the Black Diaspora. This year’s film festival features over 200 films from 54 countries, in 28 languages, including 68 World and 25 North American premieres. Of the films selected for the Festival, 49% are helmed by female, queer or non-binary filmmakers. Passes are on sale now and can be purchased at

The 2024 PAFF Celebrity Ambassadors are actor and comedian Cedric the Entertainer, actress Novi Brown (“Tyler Perry’s Sistas”), Amin Joseph (“Snowfall”), former NBA player John Salley, rapper and actor Jahking Guillory (“The Chi”), and actor Johnell Young (“Wu-Tang: An American Saga”).

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Published: Thursday, January 25, 2024