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Women Helping Change the Lives of Women
Femme - Women Healing the World: Sunday, September 29th at 1:30 pm
Producer Sharon Stone’s documentary Femme - Women Healing The World, celebrating women healing and transforming the world.
Brave Miss World: Sunday, September 29th at 5:15 pm
Director Cecilia Peck’s Brave Miss World documents 18 year-old beauty queen Linor Abargil, who was violently raped in Milan, Italy, and won the Miss World crown only 6 weeks later. The film follows her fight for justice and her journey to speak out about rape.
Things I Don't Understand:
Saturday, September 28th at 3:30 p.m.
Violet Kubelick, a brilliant young grad student studying near-death experiences, now withdrawn and closed-off after a mysterious, failed suicide attempt. She and her two artist-roommates are forced by financial matters to finally step out of the protective bubble they've created for themselves in their Brooklyn loft while Violet herself forms a cathartic relationship with a young, terminally ill girl in a hospice she is interviewing
for her thesis and the damaged bartender who lives downstairs.
Chastity Bites: Saturday, September 28th at 8:30 p.m.
In the horror/comedy 'Chastity Bites,' notorious serial killer Elizabeth Bathory believed that bathing in virgin blood would keep her young and beautiful forever. Still alive today she’s found a perfect hunting ground for her “botox” as an abstinence educator in conservative America…but will a brave young blogger and reporter for the high school paper finally put an end to the “Blood Countess’s” reign of terror, and save her best friend from becoming the next victim?
Stress Position: Sunday, September 29th at 3:30 p.m.
Stress Position is a genre-bending feature film about two close friends who make a bet to see which of them can withstand a week of psychological torture at the hands of the other.
Page B. Ostrow joins
Film Packaging and Distribution Panel
Lady Filmmakers welcomes Page B. Ostrow to our Film Packaging and Distribution Panel, taking place in Panel F,Sunday, 9/29 at 3:30 pm. As a veteran entertainment industry executive and founder of Ostrow and Company, Page has arranged financing and or negotiated distribution for over 250 feature films and numerous documentaries working initially on behalf of numerous international distributors. In 2000, she was inspired by a vision to protect the interests of independent filmmakers and shifted the company focus to representing films and projects on behalf of filmmakers and producers requiring distribution and financing. Some of the films represented are Stolen Childhoods, (Meryl Streep), Juvies (Mark Wahlberg on HBO), The Bros (Lionsgate), Drugging of Our Children (Michael Moore), and "Make It Funky (Sony Pictures) to name a few.
Check out all of our 2013 Festival Panelists!
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2013 Film Festival Official Selections:
- The Gift
- Kill Of The Night
- Heart to Heart
- The Morning After
- The Visit
- Too Late Now
- The Butcher's Dozen
- Chastity Bites
- Like Me
- Brave Miss World
- Femme - Women Healing the World
- Things I Don't Understand
- The Other Woman
- Leave Keys In Car
- Bikini Blues
- Stress Position
- Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution
- High Heels and Hoodoo
- Belgian Psycho
- Good Night
- Joan's Day Out
- David Sedaris' The Learning Curve
- Sunny Boy
- The Perfection of Anna
- Dance of the Books
- Not Delivered
- The Light
- The Robber
And the Nominees are...
David Amito of Stress Position
Sam La France of Butcher's Dozen
Matt Gluber of David of Sedaris' Learning Curve
Steve West of The Morning After
Kincaid Walker of Morning After
Odessa Rae of The Visit
Sally Greenland of Butcher's Dozen
Molly Ryman of Things I Don't Understand
Camryn Manheim of Hotline
Best Supporting Actor:
A. J. Bond of Stress Position
Dylan Osean of The Visit
Aaron Mathias of Things I Don't Understand
Eduardo Rioseco of Chastity Bites
Best Supporting Actress:
Valorie Hubbard of Butcher's Dozen
Sharon Lawrence of The Visit
Francia Raisa of Chastity Bites
Grace Folsom of Things I Don't Understand
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2013 Art Exhibit
Don't miss our 2013 Art Night Exhibit at the Aidikoff on Saturday, September 28th! We welcome new Canadian-American Artist
May Charters and returning Arizona Artist Cara Pabst Moran.
The exhibit and reception is open to Ticket and Pass Holders. Pieces are available for sale. Painting by Pabst Moran pictured right. Beer & Wine included for VIP Pass Holders. Read more details here!
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Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills (A Four Seasons Hotel)
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