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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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REVIEW: Ingenuity and Collaboration Brings Beautiful Music of Recycled Orchestra of Cateura

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

Los Angeles, CA. The Recycled Orchestra of Cateura and entourage arrived at LAX on Sunday for a week long busy schedule of events that included special screenings at the Museum of Tolerance, Laemmle Music Hall; a live morning performance at a local high school and media interviews before the premiere opening September 23, 2016 at Laemmle’s Monica Film Center in Santa Monica and Laemmle’s Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena.

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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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Film Review: Beat Box (short Film By Andrew Dresher)

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Beat Box is a great film that really inspires anybody who is having trouble finding themselves. Although it focuses on the life of a young man in the hip hop scene, anybody can relate to his story of learning how to fully live out his purpose. Continue reading Film Review: Beat Box (short Film By Andrew Dresher)

Sarah Williams @ Long Beach INDIE (Part 2)