Here’s info on the ARTEMIS WOMEN IN ACTION FILM FESTIVAL coming up, with some great screenings of indie docs, features and short films starring Meryl Streep, Jessica Chastain, Kate Blanchett, Natalie Portman, Geena Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, and more!
80 FILMS in the lineup, PLUS PANELS focused specifically on women in film, and an amazing KICKOFF AWARDS PARTY, honoring top actors, stunt performers, and creators!
There’s a great exclusive discount for INFOLIST.com, and feel free to forward – details are below!
Good luck, have a great day, and don’t forget to dream big!
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THE ARTEMIS WOMEN IN ACTION FILM FESTIVAL
Dedicated to female action and empowerment heroes!
April 25th – 28th, 2019
We celebrate powerful women taking action onscreen. From female action heroes to female activists, we shine a spotlight on women in narrative, documentary, and animated films who are fearless, fierce, and revolutionary.
Our official hashtag is #WomenKickAss
PRE-FESTIVAL KICKOFF PARTY
THE ARTEMIS AWARDS GALA
THURSDAY, April 25th, 2019
An evening of celebration recognizing industry luminaries (stunt performers, actors, directors, and producers) making generous creative contributions in the world of Action Films.
2019 Honorees include:
Actresses KIMBERLY PEIRCE, DANIELA RUAH, DOT-MARIE JONES and LEVY TRAN
Stunt legends Jeannie Epper, Melissa Stubbs, Shauna Duggins, Lisa Hoyle, Crystal Michelle, Mahsa Ahmadi, and Dejay Roestenberg – and more!
To take place at:
Ahrya Fine Arts Theater
8556 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
OPENING NIGHT FILMS
FRIDAY Evening, April 26th
starting at 7pm
Monica Film Center
1332 2nd Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Opening Night showcases an A-List line up of key films tackling equality in the film industry:
THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING
Feature documentary directed by Tom Donahue, produced by Geena Davis and featuring Geena Davis, Meryl Streep, Jessica Chastain, Cate Blanchett, Paul Feig, Chloe Grace Moretz, Natalie Portman, and many others. A documentary short that uncovers what is behind one of the most confounding dilemmas in the entertainment industry – the under-representation and misrepresentation of women.
Action-packed narrative feature film directed by Philip S. Plowden, starring Celeste M. Cooper, Michael B. Woods, and Sean Patrick Leonard. A woman thru-hiking an isolated trail runs into trouble when her pack is hijacked by two men hiding out in the woods, desperate and on the run.
STUNTWOMEN: THE UNTOLD HOLLYWOOD STORY
Documentary Feature narrated by Michelle Rodriguez, an action documentary about the evolution of stunt women from The Perils of Pauline (1914) and beyond, featuring interviews with Jeannie Epper, Debbie Evans, Melissa Stubbs, Paul Feig, Amy Johnston, and many others; April Wright, director.
REEL WOMEN SEEN
A narrative short film about the realities faced by women in the film and TV industry, yet simultaneously depicts the necessary, possible, and achievable ways to transform them. Jodelle Ferland; Kristin Leman; Gabrielle Rose; Rosemary Dunsmore; Jennifer Podemski; Karen Robinson; written by Elvira Hurt; produced by Heather Allin; directed by Amanda Tapping.
SEEING IS BELIEVING: WOMEN DIRECT
Documentary feature film – an intimate conversation with female directors who are using their voices to tell stories that matter to them: Lesli Linka Glatter, Sarah Gavron, Li Lu, and Naima Ramos Chapman. Directed and Produced by Cady McClain. Produced also by Kate Super, Jon Lindstrom, and Amanda Quinn Olivar.
AND MORE FILMS:
Our festival features a stunning line up of 80 films in every genre over 3 days all featuring women at the central focus of each film.
PLUS – ALL DAY SCREENINGS AND PANELS:
SATURDAY & SUNDAY
PANEL DISCUSSIONS – focused specifically for women in film
All panels to take place at: Monica Film Center, 1332 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
SATURDAY, April 27th:
12pm – WOMEN POWERED MUSIC, Sponsored by Bella Composers
2pm – THE BUSINESS OF FEMALE DRIVEN, sponsored by Array Entertainment
4:30pm – POWERHOUSES OF FEMALE FORTITUDE, sponsored by Curator Magazine
6:30pm – 2019 FILMMAKER CELEBRATION, presented by The Chimaera Project
SUNDAY, April 28th:
10am – WONDER WOMEN: JOIN THE REAL-LIFE JUSTICE LEAGUE!
Sponsored by Pop Culture Hero Coalition
12pm – CREATING KICK-ASS FEMALE CHARACTERS, sponsored by Final Draft
2pm – THE ALL-STARS OF STUNTS, sponsored by Action Factory
4pm – WORKING TOGETHER TO CREATE ACTION, presented by Chimaera Project
EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT FOR INFOLIST.com!!
PREMIUM and PRO InfoList Members get 25% OFF on all FESTIVAL PASSES and Tickets:
Artemis Awards Gala tickets – just $26.25 (normally $35!)
Individual Screening Tickets – just $11.25 (normally $15!)
Day Passes – just $52.50 (normally $70!)
Two-Day Passes – only $90 (normally $120!)
All-Access Passes –only $138.75 (normally $185!)
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For full festival schedule, film descriptions, and more, please visit: http://www.artemisfilmfestival.com/