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The Universe Multicultural Film Festival seeks to bring to the best of classic and contemporary filmmaking from the world; Committed to enlightening the public with a unique international film program, a forum for cultural understanding and enriching educational opportunities. The Festival focuses on showcasing diverse cultural and heritages films, supports the creation and advancement of innovative and artistic cinematic works of both emerging and seasoned filmmakers and proudly embraces the passion, independent spirit and vision of these talented artists. With the integration of the local community and educational institutions into all aspects of the Festival, the Festival stimulates an interest in the study and appreciation of film and encourages people of all ages and background to participate and share the harmony universe.


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The 16th annual Universe Multicultural Film Festival was successfully concluded on Sunday, April 7th.

This year’s Universe Multicultural Film Festival took place from April 5th to 7th in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. The film festival showcased over 100 films from over 15 different countries and regions around the world, all of which were competing within six different categories. Film makers and enthusiasts from all over the world gathered along the California coast to participate in this collaboration and celebration.

 

Throughout the three day festival, attendees were able to enjoy a plethora of screenings, panels and galas. Local filmmakers from Hollywood participated in this event and endorsed the festival as a great way for filmmakers to reach out to other story tellers form all around the world. It has also been said that the festival provides a wonderful platform to share professional knowledge on topics such as casting, producing and writing.

 

The highlight of this film festival is the Rainbow Red Carpet, help on Sunday April 7th. All attendees and local enthusiasts are able to leave their memories on the “Red Rainbow” of multicultural celebration. After walking down the red carpet, attendees were invited to the awards ceremony which was home to a variety of talented performances brought by local and international artists, thus concluding this successful film festival.

 

Here is the list of winners for the 2019 UMFF: (detail is at http://umfilms.org/About.html)

Grand Jury Prize Best Feature 
Grand Jury Prize Best Short 
Lifetime Achievement Award 
Live Legend Award 
Cultural Heritage Film Award 
Best Achievement in Directing
Best Actress in a Leading Role 
Best Actor in a Leading Role 
Best Animated Film 
Best Student Film 
Best Youth-Made Film 
Best Feature Documentary 
Best Short Documentary
Best Feature 
Best Family Feature 
Best Short Film
Best Family Short Film 
Best Drama Short Film 
Best Comedy Short Film 
Best Comedy TV Episode 
Best Romance Film
Best Educational Film 
Best Musical Film 
Best Music Video 
Screenplay Contest - Best Feature Screenplay 
Screenplay Contest - Best Short Screenplay 
Screenplay Contest - Best Foreign Screenplay 
Best Original Film Song ( Folk & Pop Music) 
Best Original Film Song ( New Age Music)

 

Nawal the Jewel (India)
Mama (USA)
Mark Rydell 
Bill Blair
Qiang’s Journey (China)
Guohua Zhao –The Portrait of my Mother ( China)
Reem Kadem - Nawal the Jewel (India)
Damien Puckler – Chase (USA)
The Most Magnificent Thing (USA)
Lakeshore Blues (USA)
Dog Tag (China)
Three Women (USA)
Mountain Streaming (China)
Survive or Die (Australia)
A Promise Over 65 Years (China)
Dear Jessica (Russia)
Achetannos (Italy)
Mosul 980 (Iraq)
MILFriend (USA)
Waking Up White (USA)
Running Between the Crack of Time (USA)
Black Water (India)
Romance of Noble Man (China)
South Central State of Mind (USA)
Deadly Attack by Paul Paseli (USA)
The Light Dares to Desert Me by Eriah Howard (USA) 
Leyou Soul by Yike Yu, Weizhu Yu Lover (China)
Filial Piety in the World by Meng Zhang (China)
Lone Dreamer by Aldo Cocco (Argentina)

See you April 3-5, 2020 in beautiful Palos Verdes again.

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