(AllHipHop News) After her widely respected turn as Lisa “Left Eye” Lopez in VH1′s CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story, Niatia “Lil Mama” Kirkland is next set to preside as the celebrity host for the Pan African Film Festival’s Spoken Word Fest. The event will feature some of the best poets and spoken word artists from across the nation. The theme of this year’s event is “Music in the Rhymes.”
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The Pan African Film Festival was founded by Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon, The Color Purple), Ja’net DuBois (Good Times), and Ayuko Babu in 1992. PAFF has become one of the world’s leading film festivals to showcase creative works by artists of African descent.
The 2014 edition is scheduled to take place February 6-17 at the new Rave Cinemas Baldwin Hills 15 at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. For more information about the festival and the Spoken Word Fest visit www.PAFF.org.