20th Annual Fine Cut Festival of Films | KCET
20th Annual Fine Cut Festival of Films
In partnership with The American Pavilion, KCET celebrated the work of regional student filmmakers on Sept. 26 at the 20th annual Fine Cut Festival of Films at the Landmark Theatre in West LA. Four winning short films were announced with clips screened from the thirteen selected as finalists by an entertainment industry judging panel. Select judges acted as presenters during the event including International Documentary Association’s Director of Programming & Policy Claire Aguilar, actress Marianne Jean-Baptiste, story artist Michael Herrera, animator/writer producer Van Partible and Deadline.com Chief Film Critic Pete Hammond.
During the late 19th and early 20th century, many mass-produced black dolls were stereotypical, caricature-like and expressed racist undertones. Shindana Toys helped change the paradigm, irrevocably changing the toy industry today.
On November 24, 1965, the Louis Smith and Robert Hall launched an organization called Operation Bootstrap. The organization emphasized the importance of black entrepreneurship and used its business initiatives to shift public perception of black identity.
The Yurok people care for all of their family members, and their kin — including condors and salmon — reciprocate the care.
Astrophysicist Andrea Ghez, user experience designer Evan Sullivan, and choreographer Kyle Abraham talked about everything from what it means to be creative to how we can overcome creative fears.
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