Los Angeles Diversity Films Festival kicks off in WeHo, July 26

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The Los Angeles Diversity Films Festival is kicking off in West Hollywood on Thursday, July 26, 2018, with a selection of short films from local and international filmmakers followed by a Q&A and party at the Let Live Theater, The Actors Company, 916 N. Formosa Ave
West Hollywood, from 8pm-12am

The film festival continues Friday, July 27 and Saturday July 28 with a wide array of screenings blocks including LGBTQ; Female Filmmakers, Action and International Documentaries.

The mission of the Los Angeles Diversity Films Festival is to provide filmmakers, actors, and stories of diverse backgrounds with a place to showcase their voice without judgment or insincere reflection; free of stereotypes and degradation. Our goal is to establish a true multicultural experience represented by the world’s independent film community.

Festival founder Hollis McLachlan has been involved in the film community for almost two decades. She was inspired with the idea of creating the Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival after recognizing that if emphasis is placed on authenticating literature for children, there should be the same process held accountable for film. McLachlan’s goal is to promote films that share accurate portrayal and reflection of life, without stereotype or degradation, for children and adults alike.

This program is presented with the support of the City of West Hollywood through WeHo Arts – The City’s Arts Division and Arts & Cultural Affairs Commission. The City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division (@WeHoArts) delivers a broad array of arts programs including: Art on the Outside (temporary public art), Urban Art Program (permanent public art), Summer Sounds, Winter Sounds, WeHo Reads, Free Theatre in the Parks, Arts Grants for Nonprofit Arts Organizations, Library Exhibits and Programming, the City Poet Laureate Program, Human Rights Speaker Series and the One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival.

Admission is $10.00. For tickets and information, please visit https://filmfreeway.com/LADFF/tickets.

For more information, please visit www.weho.org/arts or follow via social media @WeHoArts.

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Dan Mryglot
Dan Mryglot was born in upstate New York and raised in Massachusetts, but it wasn’t until he moved to West Hollywood that he found his home. A fitness enthusiast, he lives a healthy alcohol and drug free lifestyle in the city he loves. He’s passionate about preserving Weho’s history. Previous publishings include a bi-weekly column called "Best Boy" in Fab! Newspaper, where he wrote stories about growing up gay. Friend him on Facebook under Dan Mryglot. Follow him on Twitter under @mryglot and on Instagram under @danmryglot.
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