5 Films to You'll Want to See at l.a. Film Fest Next Week

LAFF runs June 10-18 with a special "LA Muse" program--here are the highlights from our culture editor
  1. Aram, Aram
    A 12-year-old boy is uprooted from his Beirut home to live with his gramps in East Hollywood's Little Armenia district.
  2. Can You Dig This
    Activist/gardener Ron Finley is leading the charge to make growing food in South LA food deserts a common practice. His TED talk is bad ass fyi
  3. Day Out of Days
    Director Zoe R Cassavetes' feature about a 40 year old actress trying to keep up in cutthroat, agist Hollywood over the course of a single day
  4. The Drew: No Excuse, Just Produce
    Former Clipper Baron Davis co-directs this documentary about an amateur South Central basketball team, The Drew League
  5. No Mas Bebes
    Doc about a landmark 1978 lawsuit filed by immigrant Mexican women who claimed they'd been sterilized without consent at USC med center. Directed by Renee Tajima-Pena (sorry about the lack of proper accents--need to download Spanish keypad)