Rated as one of the Top 10 Film Festivals in North America (by USA Today), Dances with Films (DWF:LA) resumed their in-person film festival with a grand opening night filmmaker’s celebration green carpet event. There is an exciting mix of films this year from the opening night documentary Art of the Protest produced by Dave Navarro with interviews from Pussy Riot, Shepard Fairey, Moby, and more to the closing night film Mr. Sister a feature set in the underground drag world of NYC featuring LGBTQI icon Ari Gold.
Many of the films presented this year will be world premieres of some of the best emerging filmmaker talent as well as many starring recognizable faces such as Kyle Gallner (American Sniper), James McMenamin (Orange is the New Black), Jeremy Sisto, Lance Hendrickson, David Krumholtz, Francis Fisher, Katia Winer (The Boys), Heather Matarazzo (Princess Diaries), Neil Brown Jr., Trevor Stines (Riverdale) and many more. Some of the producers involved in films selected this year include Rosario Dawson, Hank Azaria as well as other notable names.
Recently selected by USA Today as one of the Top 10 Film Festivals in North America, the dedicated team behind DWF: LA is constantly looking for the best in emerging talent with unique visions and storytelling. DWF: LA is one of the largest festivals of its kind in the United States and remains dedicated to creating opportunities and launching careers of exceptionally talented artists based on their talent alone.