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Short-film competition to honor John Singleton

LOS ANGELES — A new short film competition has been created to pay tribute to the legacy of iconic late African-American filmmaker John Singleton.  The John Singleton embRACE L.A. Short Film Competition is a partnership between the city of Los Angeles and the Pan African Film Festival. Singleton, a Los Angeles native, was best known Read More…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Remembering John Singleton; a giant gone too soon

John Singleton, the pioneering filmmaker who at the age of 24 became the first African American to receive a best director Oscar nomination for his 1991 debut feature “Boyz N The Hood,” died April 29 of complications from a stroke suffered 13 days earlier. We first met at a luncheon in Washington, D.C. while he Read More…