PAN AFRICAN FILM AND ARTS FESTIVAL
CELEBRATES DIVERSITY IN AFRICAN DIASPORA WITH GAY PROGRAMMING
LOS ANGELES, CA
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American Film Festival and the Largest Black History Month Event in the USA
(LOS ANGELES) ? KEVIN?S ROOM 2: TRUST,
MADAME SATA, PUNKS, South African documentary FOUR RENT BOYS AND A SANGOMA, BUTCH MYSTIQUE and other films that celebrate
the lives and diversity of black lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities are featured in the 12th Annual
Pan African Film and Arts Festival (PAFF), at the Magic Theatres, 3650 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, in the Baldwin
Hills Crenshaw Plaza, February 5-17. Highlights also include the panel ?BLACK GAY IMAGES IN FILM AND TELEVISION?
with Paris Barclay. (Saturday, February 7) and the ?LUV IS THE MESSAGE GRAND BALL? (Sunday, February 8)
presented by the House of Rodeo in conjunction with National Black HIV AIDS Awareness Day. [Read Press Release]
Featured At The Festival:
BUTCH MYSTIQUE is a documentary by Debra Wilson that exposes the rules, thoughts, passions, and concerns of African American butch-stud, identified
lesbians. Women from varying backgrounds-as mothers, activists, and artists - share raw, powerful and intimate thoughts on
being outside the norm, being powerful butch identified women and being themselves.