Pan African Film and Arts Festival (PAFF)

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Pan African Film and Arts Festival (PAFF)

SINCE: 1992

WHERE: Los Angeles, CA


Since 1992, The Pan African Film and Arts Festival (PAFF) has become the international beacon for the Diaspora arts community.

As the largest Black History Month events in the U.S., every year filmmakers, fine artists, and unique craftspeople from over 40 countries and 6 continents converge upon Los Angeles to showcase their pivotal work. PAFF has become a global celebration of Pan African cultures.

Annually, PAFF continues to showcase over 190 new high-quality Black films from the U.S., Africa, the Caribbean, South America, Europe, the South Pacific, Canada, and increasingly, Asia.

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