Thursday, April 25, 2024

Winners of the LA Film Festival, Sponsored by Film Independent, Could All Be Related to Each Other


Well, here are the winners of the LA Film Festival, sponsored by Film Independent, the group that gives the Independent Spirit Awards. Am I wrong? Or do they all look very similar, like they could be related to each other.

The LA Film Festival takes place in Los Angeles, which has big African American, Asian, Chicano, Latino populations, all kinds of people. And yet, all these people are pretty White looking. I can’t imagine what their films are like.

According to the LA Film Festival website, they had an Inclusion Summit. It ‘included’ some people with facial hair, and others with motorcycle helmets.

Absolutely hilarious. The West Coast…it’s so different.


Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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