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Sunscreen Film Festival West Opens with Run Paddle Chug: The Hermosa Beach Ironman

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By Rudi Lopez, M.A., Editor-in-Chief (rudi.benhtv@gmail.com)

Hermosa Beach, CA. The fourth annual Sunscreen Film Festival West opens this evening September 29 to October 2 in the South Bay. Festival organizer Robert Enriquez will premiere a new documentary Run Paddle Chug about the local Hermosa Beach Ironman competition held every year on the fourth of July.

“I got this idea, and I wanted to tie [the festival] with the community a bit better,” he says.

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Manchild: The Schea Cotton Story – A Dream Deferred at LA Costa Film Festival

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By Rudi Lopez, M.A., Editor-in-Chief (rudi.benhtv@gmail.com)

Los Angeles, CA. Vernon Scheavalie ‘Schea’ Cotton was a high school legend in the late 90’s. He was known as the ‘Manchild’ and later called ‘LeBron before LeBron’ by many, like Kevin Garnett. Almost two decades later, Cotton is releasing the documentary Manchild, The Schea Cotton Story: A Dream Deferred, where he answers all the questions about what happened to him after high school.

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Award Winning Documentary Landfill Harmonic Opens Los Angeles Sept. 23rd

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By Rudi Lopez, M.A., Editor-in-Chief (rudi.benhtv@gmail.com)

Los Angeles, CA. Following an impressive festival run and successful NYC theatrical opening, award-winning documentary LANDFILL HARMONIC, directed by Brad Allgood and Graham Townsley, opens in Los Angeles Sept. 23rd.  

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The 2016 Movie Business book launch at Barnes & Noble

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By Rudi Lopez, Editor-in-Chief (rudi.benhtv@gmail.com)

A variety of movie industry insiders came together Monday, September 12th  at the Barnes & Noble bookstore at The Grove in Los Angeles, for a panel discussion on the film industry, it’s current state, it’s changes and trends. The panel were also present for the launch of the 4th edition of The 2016 Movie Business Book by Jason E. Squire, M.A, Associate Professor of the Practice of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California.

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Long Beach INDIE Film, Media and Music Festival

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Sarah Williams @ Long Beach INDIE (Part 2)

Award-winning songwriter Olivia Thai

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Award-winning songwriter Olivia Thai at the Newport Beach Film Festival for Asian Spotlight films, sharing her story and performing an original song. Thai is an American Idol contestant and the national anthem singer for the Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Sparks. Photo Credit: BENH.TV