Sunday, November 11, 2012

15th Annual African American Women in Cinema Film Festival Nov 14-17 2012 in New York City

From a release:

African American Women in Cinema (AAWIC) Presents
the 15th Annual AAWIC Film Festival
November 14-17 2012 in New York City


• Festival All Access Passes $100.00 (Includes access to all of the Festival events, first come first serve basis, must arrive within 15min of program beginning).
• AAWIC Member Special Discount Festival All Access Pass price $75.00 (Must be purchased at the venue location).
• To purchase a Festival All Access Pass, please Click on the link


Festival Program:

Wednesday, November 14th
Special Opening Night VIP Reception
6:00pm-8:00pm

Honoring the 15th African American Women In Cinema Film Festival Honorees
15th AAWIC Innovator, Tracey Moore, CEO of the Spirited Actor (acting coach to the Stars that include, Terrance J, Think Like A Man, Busta Rhymes, Eve, Missy Elliot, and Darius Rucker, Hootie and theBlowfish - Tracey is pictured below)
15th AAWIC Trailblazer, Shola Lynch Filmmaker (Free Angela & All Political Prisoners, Produced by:  Jay-Z / Will & Jada Smith)
Tickets $25.00 (To purchase tickets, please Click on the link)

Thursday, November 15th
Special VIP Women Empowerment Reception Presented by: The Antigua & Barbuda Tourism at the Antigua & Barbuda Society
5:00pm-6:30pm

Guest Speakers: Ambassador Masidi Conde, UNESCO
By Invitation Only
Festival All Access Pass holders are welcome to attend

Film Screening Program
7:00pm– 11:00pm

Screening Program I & II
Hosted by: Shashi Boolja, Filmmaker
Tickets are $15.00 per Film Screening Program
To purchase tickets to Screening Program I (please Click link)
To purchase tickets to Screening Program II (please Click link)

Friday, November 16th
3:00pm-5:30pm One on One with Winsome & Friends, World Renowned Hollywood Casting Director
(Steven Spielberg, John Singleton, Oliver Stone)
A Call for all inspiring Actors!
Location: Showbiz Café, 19 W. 21st Street, New York City
Ticket Price: $25.00 (includes, one cup of coffee ot tea)
To purchase a ticket, please Click on link

"Maffé Tiga"(Peanut Butter Stew) - written and directed by Mohamed Dione


Film Screening Program
7:00pm-11:00pm

Screening Program III & IV
Hosted by: Tionne Smalls VH1 Reality TV Relationship Expert
Tickets are $15.00 per Film Screening Program
To purchase tickets to Film Screening program III (please Click on link)
To purchase tickets to Film Screening program IV (please Click on link)

Saturday, November 17th
11:30am  ShowBiz Media Keynote Panel

Ticket price $10.00 (includes a cup of coffee or tea)
To purchase tickets, please Click

12:30 AAWIC and UFront Presents: The Future filmmakers and online content creators.
Hosted by: Roger Maloney (contributing blog reporter for Media Biz Bloggers and Tribl Media Insights, and VP of the Vanguard Consulting Group)
Featuring Coco and Breezy
Coco and Breezy are 20-year-old identical twin accessory designers from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Already making a name for themselves on the underground and online fashion scene, the twins have always defined themselves by their collective individuality. Coming from a city not known for its contributions to the fashion world. Working at the clothing store Metro Park, it helped them gain knowledge of customer service and keeping good clientele. Coco and Breezy were eager to learn all that they could about the world of fashion, and once they had a taste of it they quickly realized they wanted to do more. Always eager to work in an environment that would challenge them and amplify their professional growth.
Featuring JR
53,098,073 video views on the JrSprots Brief Channel
A workaholic, JR has turned a love for sports and the internet into a full time obsession.  JR has developed a successful online sprts brand of his own and has mastered the art of online distribution.  Starting out in marketing and events at VIBE Magazine at the age of 17, JR is now a full fledge online marketing guru.
Ticket price $10.00 (includes a cup of coffee or tea)
To purchase tickets, please Click on the link
Student Youth Discount $5.00 (to be purchased at location only must show valid i.d.)

1:30pm  A Different World to a E-Parallel World: Special Youth Presentation
Presented by: Entrepreneurs of New York
Tickets are $5.00 for youth between the ages of 14-26 years old. Tickets must be purchased at the door.
2:00pm Special Film Youth Screening Program Presented by: DCTV (Downtown Community Television)
Youth Film Screening Program fee: Complimentary

4:30pm Festival Closing Program
Special presentation of AAWIC Humanitarian Honoree Dr. Loretta Reid
Ticket Price $10.00
To purchase tickets, please Click
Location: Showbiz Café 19 W. 21st Street, New York City

'Waking at Dawn' by Onyinye Egenti

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