Deutsche Bank Frieze Los Angeles Film Award

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A Look back at the third year of the Deutsche Bank Frieze Los Angeles Film Award, in partnership with Endeavor Content and Ghetto Film School

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The emerging filmmaker's portrait of youth on the brink of change was lauded by likes of artist Kehinde Wiley, while Adham Elnashai’s exploration of cultural difference won the Audience Award

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In the near future as Earth has increasingly become uninhabitable, Lumi, a former ballet dancer from Los Angeles, is left behind to discover that the end is only the beginning through a mysterious entity living among her

12 JAN 22

A young Vietnamese-American girl idolizes her mother and acts as her shadow – until one day, her mother gets an unexpected surgery

12 JAN 22

On a journey of self-exploration to find himself in Los Angeles, a young man goes around visiting cornerstones of the Black community: the barbershop, the farmers market, Leimert Park. Underneath we hear a poem about how this world has shaped his internal identity.

12 JAN 22

Inspired by a 19th-century folktale, a young father chases a ghost around his home in search of his daughter.

12 JAN 22

In the near future, an unprecedented general labor strike sweeps Los Angeles. A Korean immigrant truck driver clashes with his teenage daughter over whether to participate

 

11 JAN 22

All is fine and dandy on Jo and Rashaad’s first day living together until a condom breaks

11 JAN 22

Winner of the Jury Award 2022. As a young Black man prepares to start his freshman year at Stanford University, he must first say goodbye to his community and close the door on his childhood

11 JAN 22

A habitual liar afraid of disclosing his sexuality is slowly killed by the lies he tells his friends

11 JAN 22

On the eve of her move out of LA, a second generation Chinese American woman learns how to let go

11 JAN 22

Winner of the Audience Award 2022. After adopting Los Angeles as her new home, a young Egyptian woman struggles with maintaining the facade of the lifestyles her conservative father dictates versus the ones she desires to explore

11 JAN 22

Watch online the films nominated for the Audience Award 2022 

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Ten emerging filmmakers will be selected for a four-month virtual program led by Ghetto Film School and Endeavor Content to produce individual short films

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John Rizkallah is the winner of the second annual Deutsche Bank Frieze Los Angeles Film Award and Jane Chow is the recipient of the Audience Award

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Discover the winners of the Deutsche Bank Frieze Los Angeles Film Award 2021

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An incarcerated firefighter struggles to find emotional stability as he relives searing memories of his traumatic past. El Llano En Llamas is a meditation on trauma, the fluidity of memory, and the isolation experienced by those suffering from mental illness.

06 MAY 21

Sit in Water, Float in Peace invites you to do exactly that. It is an exploration into the subconscious that reveals the insecurities of an artist and her familial connection to the water just west of Los Angeles.

06 MAY 21

A meditative experience with a kindred stranger provides a moment of reflection and release for an isolated spirit.

06 MAY 21

Lesley, a young woman who feels that her life is spiralling out of control, goes to visit a self proclaimed mystic with the hopes of getting answers, and a "quick-fix" solution to her problems. Instead, she is encouraged to visit the ocean which prompts an internal journal where she learns that she held the answers to everything all along.

06 MAY 21