Film Festivals are a great way to network and learn more about the industry. This year the festival continues to offer free events, which allows everyone to participate in activities. For example, the Storyteller Showcase will take place Friday, October 4th at The W Hotel, this year's performances are being cast and directed by noted director/ playwright, Patricia Cuffie-Jones, protégé of David E. Talbert.
HBFF is also giving Los Angeles a chance to experience the "Film Diaspora." Film Diaspora will showcase independent films and filmmakers from the African Diaspora. Screening will take place, Thursday, October 3 from 11am-9pm at the Ricardo Montalban Theatre, 1618 Vine Street, Hollywood, CA.
To keep track of all the screenings, mixers, and panels, you may also download the free HBFF mobile app. The screenings will take place at The Montalban, 1615 Vine Street, Los Angeles, CA 90028.
The Infotainment panels will take place at the W Hollywood Hotel, 6250 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028.
To register for the festival and to purchase tickets to the films visit HBFF.org
On-site passes may be purchased beginning Wednesday, Oct. 2nd, 12noon-3pm at The W Hollywood Hotel, 6250 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA.
The conference’s goal is to offer fresh perspectives on the topics facing today’s filmmakers, screenwriters, and actors. Visit HBFF.org for a full schedule of films and events.