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Bill Duke Receives Ja’Net DuBois Lifetime Achievement Award at PAFF | WATCH

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*The Pan African Film & Arts Festival (PAFF) continued with a special occasion on Thursday, February 15, at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles. The highlight of the evening was the presentation of The Ja’Net DuBois Lifetime Achievement Award to actor and director Bill Duke, alongside the red carpet world premiere of the […]

Actor Jimmy Jean-Louis Named First Ambassador for GHESKIO, Global Leader in Public Health

*NEW YORK/PORT-AU-PRINCE  – GHESKIO, a leading Haitian public health nonprofit, has named Haitian-born actor Jimmy Jean-Louis as its first Ambassador. Since 1982, GHESKIO has provided health and social support services for hundreds of thousands of Haitians, all at no cost. Best known for its treatment and care for people with HIV and tuberculosis, GHESKIO’s groundbreaking research […]

Jimmy Jean-Louis Film Earns 10 Africa Movie Awards Nominations for DESRANCES

*Los Angeles and Lagos — Internationally renowned actor JIMMY JEAN-LOUIS has earned a Best Actor Nomination for his outstanding performance as “Francis” in Apolline Traoré’s film DESRANCES at the forthcoming Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), the African continent’s equivalent to the Oscars. He is also a Producer on the film, which has earned a total […]

Socially Conscious Jimmy Jean-Louis is ADFIFF’s 2016 Guest of Honor

*Socially conscious actor Jimmy Jean-Louis will be Guest of Honor of the 24th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival/ADFIFF in NYC. A “rags to riches” story, Haitian-born actor Jimmy Jean-Louis grew up in the slums of Pétionville, Haiti until age 12 before moving to France and then to Los Angeles where he settled in 1998 […]