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Program #1 – InFocus: Dutch Cinema Program

3:00 PM – Pre-Reception | 4:00 PM – Program

Program #2 – InFocus: Lebanese Cinema

5:45 PM – Pre-Reception | 6:15 PM – Program

Program #3 – InFocus: Arab Cinema

8:15 PM – Pre-Reception | 8:45 PM – Program

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NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) is a non-profit organization designed to showcase innovative works by emerging filmmakers from around the world, providing the Los Angeles community of entertainment professionals and film goers with a constant surge of monthly screening events. NFMLA provides a forum where filmmakers can be recognized for their contributions, have open audience discussions about their projects and connect with industry professionals for insight on distribution, production, acquisition and representation.

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