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Mo’Nique and Isaiah Washington Toast Success of L.A. Film Festival

Last week, film lovers across the country gathered for the final screening of the 22nd annual Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles. For the last two weeks, the independent film community watched as creative works in cinematography came to life on the big screen.

Photo credit: Venus Bernardo, 2014

Celebrities and VIPs alike gathered on the red carpet for the highly anticipated closing night film, BLACKBIRD, featuring Oscar winner Mo’Nique and actor and producer Isaiah Washington. Later in the evening, guests toasted the film’s success with specialty Bulleit cocktails and celebrated the men and women who continue to push the boundaries of the modern frontier of cinematography through films like BLACKBIRD.

Photo credit: Venus Bernardo, 2014

Actor and producer Isaiah Washington, lead actor Julian Walker and Oscar winner Mo’Nique celebrate the success of the feature film BLACKBIRD at the 22nd annual Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.

The L.A. Sour


  • 1.3 oz. Bulleit® Bourbon
  • 1 oz. Orange juice
  • 1 oz. Lemon juice
  • ½ oz. Simple Syrup
  • ½ oz. amaretto


Shake ingredients and strain into an ice filled tumbler. Garnish with orange & lemon.