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Opening Night Film

In the heart of South Central's vibrant community, there's a remarkable man named Vision. For decades, Vision has been more than just a neighbor; he's a living legend, a friend, and an inspiration to all who know him.

"Super Vision" is a powerful documentary that unveils the extraordinary story of Vision, a man whose unwavering commitment to his community has touched countless lives. With deep roots in South Central, Vision's journey is a testament to the boundless strength of the human spirit.

As the owner and operator of a local dispensary, Vision goes beyond providing cannabis and related products; he offers a lifeline to those seeking natural relief from medical challenges like pain, depression, and anxiety. Through his dispensary, he not only mitigates suffering but also creates jobs and fosters hope in the hearts of many.

Join us as we explore Vision's incredible life, his deep connection with the community, and his relentless dedication to making the world a better place, one compassionate act at a time. "Super Vision" is a heartfelt reminder that heroes are not born; they are woven into the fabric of the neighborhoods they serve.

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Ignite Change - Embracing Change Agents
Ignite Change - Embracing Change Agents
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PTAFF 2023 “Igniting Change” is an immersive and transformative event that seeks to celebrate and empower change agents making a positive impact on society. This dynamic event brings together change agents our visionaries, innovators, activists, and thought leaders from various walks of life.
Nov 03, 2023, 6:00 PM PDT – Nov 04, 2023, 10:00 PM PDT
Los Angeles,
801 E 4th Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA

PTAFF...... 2023 is Here

''Embracing Change Agents''

 

Unite.. Inspire... Impact

Meet Our 2023 
Change Agent Awardees

Thank You to our 2023 Sponsors

Meet Our 2023 
Presenters & Panelists

Ciera Foster - Impact Catalyst Presenter
John Broadway - Impact Catalyst Presenter
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Timothy Conley - Panelist
Marquette Hawkins - Panelist
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PTAFF 2023 Official Selections

At PTAFF 2023, these captivating films will inspire, provoke thought, and celebrate the power of storytelling in driving positive change. From real-life heroes to imaginative narratives, the festival showcases the diverse voices that shape our world and ignite hope for a brighter and more compassionate future.

THE REFLECTION OF FRANCISCA NEWMAN

Director: Jon freckle Garcia 

Synopsis: n this cinematic fairytale, Francisca Newman, a psychologically disturbed ballerina, fails at her life audition. Her perfectionism starts to take a noticeable toll on her mental health, where in a world of passion and beauty, sensibility and enlightenment becomes darkness.

In this increasingly violent and surreal competition at the hands of her own reflection, a familiar voice starts talking to her as an old forgotten friend. A voice that takes her on a journey through her own memories in order to find herself, before her reflection becomes a stranger.

CONDEMNED TO BE FREE

Director: Rin Jung, Richard Rivera

Synopsis: “Why do we live?” “What is freedom?” The filmmaker follows a formerly-incarcerated scholar, educator, and activist telling his story to seek answers to the philosophical questions on human being that are brought upon by the encounter with carceral system. This short personal documentary creates a filmic dialogue on the experiential and existential, yet poetic narratives of carcerality, becoming free, and desire for life.

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At PTAFF 2023