Location:   Game Sports  Bar Restaurant and Lounge, 5630 West Manchester Ave, Los Angeles 90045

An afternoon of fun with friends hosted by Deaf Comedian CJ Jones in Los Angeles (and a night hosted by famous CODA Comedian Keith Wann in New York).

2 venues, 2 different and opposite coasts, same premiere! First time ever a double coast premiere of “The Strength Within You” Film Series – A Deaf Talent Project.

We will be live streaming on the big screen before the screening of the films starts, showing both LA event in NY and NY event in LA.


Games, door prizes, red carpet (in LA only) and the screening of “The Strength Within You” first 5 short-films:

– Domestic Violence ( Starring: Maleni Chaitoo and Keith Wann – Directed by Katia Belas)

– A Suicidal Matter (Starring: Ava Paloma – Directed by Albert Dabah)

– Love Wins (Starring: Joshua Castille, Bob Hiltermann, Amanda McDonough, James McGowan – DIrected by Dickie Hearts)

– DUI (Starring: Sandra Mae Frank – Directed by Katia Belas)

– Be-You-tiful (Starring: Amelia Hensley, Kristi Mahe, Jeffrey Israelson, Stephanie Rose – Directed by Trudy Sargent)

Meet the people behind each film on both coasts.

*American Sign Language Interpreters will be provided

RSVP for LA Event: https://kmbentertainment.ticketleap.com/tswy-premierela

**This event will also help raise funds for more films for the series. A percentage of the profit from beverage and food sales will be donated to the TSWY Film project allowing people who struggle in life, for whatever reason, to find a better place through the visual art of filmmaking.

See FB link if you wish to make a donation.