LA’s Micheaux Film Festival To Honor ‘Community’ Star Yvette Nicole Brown & ‘Creed II’ Director Steven Caple Jr.

Unique: LA micho film festival (July 10-16) Director to be honored steven capel jr ,creed II) and actress Yvette Nicole Brown ,community,

Capel Jr., also known for directing Transformers: Rise Of The Beast And Earthto Receive Festival’s Oscar Micho Trailblazer of Excellence Award community And dear white people Starr Brown will be the recipient of the Michael Ajakwe Pioneer of Influence Award. Both will be honored on Sunday, July 16.

Festival lineup also includes screenings of additional items next black millionaireA documentary about the journey of three aspiring entrepreneurs to grow their passions into million-dollar businesses, and a panel with Roku Chief of Content David Eilenberg, Macro Chief Brand Officer Stacey Walker King, and Roku Originals showrunner Erika Bryant.

Panel Lights, Camera, Activation It will also feature Chris Lane, Participant VP, Distribution and Michael Kelly, Participant VP, Impact, providing a sneak peek of their anticipated upcoming releases. white birdStarring Gillian Anderson and Helen Mirren.

As we previously reported, the event will include a screening of Sony’s video game adaptation Gran Turismo,

The film, directed by Neill Blomkamp, ​​is based on the hit video game and stars Archie Madekwe, David Harbour, Orlando Bloom and Djimon Hounsou. A gamer’s prowess in the sports drama gives him the chance to become a professional race car driver. The film will be screened on the closing night of the festival before its global release from 9 August.

The festival, which honors filmmaker Oscar Micheaux and celebrates diverse cinema, will once again be held at The Culver Theater and Regal Cinemas LA Live.

The event will begin with the world premiere My house unknown Written and directed by Yaz Canley, and features the L.A. premiere scrapWritten and directed by Vivian Kerr, also starring Anthony Rapp, and the world premiere of the doc Bad things happen in philadelphia, About the effects of gun violence in Philadelphia.

The program will include a spotlight session goodbye Producer Tanya Saracho.