16 January 2013 2:33 PM, PST | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

The Pan African Film Festival (Paff) has named Salli Richardson-Whitfield its Celebrity Host for the festival's 21st Annual edition. "The Pan African Film Festival applauds the fine work of Salli Richardson-Whitfield," said Ayuko Babu, founder and executive director of Paff. "She’s a combination of beauty and brains – that is, a seasoned actress who’s chosen smart roles to gracefully elevate, and not compromise the image of African American women in film and television. Through her craft, she is an amazing storyteller, and the film festival is excited to have her as a celebrity host." Paff 2013 is set to take place at »

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