At the Motion Picture Association, we celebrate and support creators through multiple channels, including in-person and virtual events — ranging from screenings, to panel discussions with filmmakers, to summits connecting film students and studio leaders.


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Mar 2, 2021


The Mauritanian: In Conversation with Jodie Foster

MPA Chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin talks with actress, director, and producer Jodie Foster about her Golden Globe-winning role in The Mauritanian.

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Feb 26, 2021


Black History Month Conversation Series

This series, originally hosted on Instagram, highlights some of our multicultural partner organizations doing integral work in our industry to support Black and multicultural filmmakers.

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Feb 19, 2021


Film School Friday:
Sylvie’s Love

Join a special Black History Month edition of Film School Friday, featuring Sylvie’s Love lead actor and producer Nnamdi Asomugha, writer/director/producer Eugene Ashe, and producer Gabrielle Glore.

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Feb 4, 2021



A24, Plan B, and the Motion Picture Association hosted a special screening of Minari, followed by a discussion with writer/director Lee Isaac Chung, producer Christina Oh, and Steven Yeun, mooderated by Ramy Youssef.

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