'Evening' to close Pan African fest


Andrew P. Jones' "Kings of the Evening," starring Tyler Beckford, Linara Washington, Lynn Whitfield, Bruce McGill and James Russo, will have its world premiere on Feb. 18 as the closing night gala of the Pan African Film & Arts Festival.

The film, which tells of an ex-con's attempt to rebuild his life during the Depression, will screen at the AMC Magic Johnson Crenshaw 15 Theaters in Los Angeles. PAFF itself will run from Feb. 7-18.