Pan African Film and Arts Festival highlights

“Why are there so few black superheroes?” is the provocative title of an afternoon workshop during the 19th annual Pan African Film and Arts Festival this afternoon.
Through Feb. 23, the showcase offers more than 135 films, but also valuable information for current and aspiring filmmakers in workshops through Monday, Feb. 21.
Also tonight is the first annual Black Animation Showcase, presented by Blacks in Animation and Visual Effects, moderated by Eric T. Elder, CEO of Online Worlds Entertainment.
The panel which follows includes Jerry Brice; Kwesi Davis, Brandon Schultz, Daniel Stone, Leo Sullivan and Scott Swinton.
The Sunday Children’s Festival begins at 10 a.m. at the Culver Plaza Theatre with an interactive workshop at 12:30 p.m. in the Mayme Clayton Library and Museum at 4130 Overland Ave. in Culver City.
A Spoken Word Fest begins at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Culver Plaza Theatres.
For more details, visit the festival web site.