Golden Globe nominee and recent American Black Film Festival (ABFF) honoree, Issa Rae (Insecure) is set to speak at The Hollywood Confidential on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills (8440 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211).

A pre-conversation “Rising Stars” panel will take place from 6:30-7:15 PM (Doors open at 6:00 PM) featuring actors from hit shows such as Dawn-Lyen Gardner (Queen Sugar) and more; immediately followed by “A Conversation with Issa Rae” starting at 7:30 PM. Issa is a perfect choice for this theme, having recently been applauded at ABFF Honors, receiving the “Rising Star” award.

The panel, powered by Walgreens and presented by SAG-AFTRA, will focus on elements of acting, beauty, health, fitness and the breakthroughs taking place around diversity and inclusion.

Additionally, Jones’ BME, Walgreens and SAG-AFTRA will honor this year’s panelists by acknowledging their tremendous contributions made to the entertainment industry through their inclusive and diverse stories and representations.
Overall, the event is designed to educate aspiring industry professionals on the inner workings of the entertainment industry.

The Hollywood Confidential is a free event for general admission with advance RSVP online, however, VIP tickets are also available for purchase by visiting the website,