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The 26th Annual Pan African Film Festival Kicks Off

The world’s eyes will be centered on Los Angeles for the next two weeks as the biggest black film festival kicked off Thursday with a press conference featuring festival co founder, Danny Glover, festival executive director, Ayuko Babu, and Alfons Adetuyi, director of the festival’s opening night film “Love Jacked.” …

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‘I wanted to see Mike Epps in an Agbada,’ says ‘Love Jacked’ director Alfons Adetuyi

His latest film casts comedian Mike Epps as a self-proclaimed African aficionada who knows nothing about his African traditions. For director Alfons Adetuyi (“High Chicago”), Epps, a stand-up performer best known for “The Hangover” and “Meet the Blacks” was the perfect actor to embody that role. “In a movie like …

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