Now in its 20th year, running from June 11-19, the Los Angeles Film Festival, presented by Film Independent, showcases diversity, innovation and uniqueness of vision in new American and international cinema, and provides the movie-loving public with one-of-a-kind events featuring critically acclaimed filmmakers, film industry professionals, and emerging talent from around the world. The Festival’s signature programs include the Filmmaker Retreat, Music in Film at The GRAMMY Museum®, Celebrating Women Filmmakers, Master Classes, Spirit of Independence Award, LA Muse and more. Over 200 features, shorts, and music videos, representing more than 40 countries, make up the main body of the Festival.
We are joined by two Los Angeles Film Fest programmer’s Doug Jones, Associate Director of Programming and Maggie Mackay, Senior Programmer
From Chinatown to Echo Park, LA has been a muse for artists to find their voice, tell their story and perfect their craft. The 20th Anniversary of the festival is dedicated to the City of Angels; a cinematic reflection of our city-muse through a program of films, performances, and panels.
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