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Fourth Annual Shorts at CAAM Offers Independent Filmmakers the Opportunity to Showcase Their Work

LOS ANGELES, CA-The California African American Museum (CAAM) encourages all independent filmmakers to submit their short films to be featured in CAAM’s fourth annual Shorts at CAAM. Directors, producers, writers, actors, and editors will be given the opportunity to showcase their work to new and diverse audiences, and speak about the creativity that sparked each film. Shorts at CAAM begins Saturday, August 16 through Sunday, August 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Submissions accepted will include short films, web-series, narratives, documentaries and music videos which cannot exceed 30-minutes in length.  All films screened are made with an adult audience in mind.

This year’s Shorts at CAAM will feature films by Evita Castine, Dawn Westlake, Moon Molson, David Berget, among others. All film submissions must be mailed to Elise Woodson at 600 State Drive, Exposition Park and must include two copies, by 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 31.  For more information, please contact Elise Woodson at (213) 744-7536.

This event is free and open to the public. CAAM is located at 600 State Drive in Exposition Park. Parking is $10.00 and located at 39th and Figueroa Streets. For more information on CAAM, please visit www.caamuseum.org.

 

3rd Annual Jazz Gospel Dinner Celebration

RIALTO, CA- Amos Temple presents the 3rd Annual Jazz Gospel Dinner Celebration on Saturday, July 26 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., come to the beautiful Benedict Castle in Riverside. The cost is $55 per person and the attire is all white. Call Latanya for more information at (951) 675-0897 (By Noelle Lilley).

A Profile in Courage: Linda L. Smith

Linda L. Smith

Linda L. Smith

RIVERSIDE, CA- If you missed it the first time, no fret you have a second chance to view the documentary film by Reginald D. Brown entitled, “A Profile in Courage: Linda L. Smith”, on Sunday, July 27 at 5 p.m. at The Box located at 3801 Mission Inn Avenue in Riverside. The documentary goes behind the scenes of Smith’s journey to success as the CEO and Founder of Four-D College in Colton. General admission is $8, and students and senior citizens are $5. Tickets will be sold at the door, no pre-sales. Bring a friend or two and enjoy a nice, relaxed evening out.