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Hollywood Film Fest puts the social action into lights and cameras
Hollywood Film Fest puts the social action into lights and cameras

Change has become a theme for the newly reorganized and reenergized Hollywood Film Festival. Looking to create a space for itself within the crowded fest landscape in Los Angeles, the event has changed its focus to emphasize social-impact filmmaking and in the process will be featuring films about creating change in the world. Depending on how you want to count it, this is either the 18th year of the Hollywood Film Festival — its second under the stewardship of circuit veteran Jon Fitzgerald — or the first under the full ownership of Fitzgerald and his organization, CineCause. Running Thursday through Sunday at the Arclight Cinemas in Hollywood, the festival has a proverbial...

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