The 7th BronzeLens Film Festival will take place August 25 – 28 in Atlanta, Georgia. Over the course of 4 days, more than 49 films will be screened including a collection of shorts, features, webisodes and documentaries. Narrative fiction, documentary, webisodes and short film screenings coupled with the who’s who of the film industry are the core components that have established BronzeLens as one of the nation’s most substantive film festivals.
In addition to these screenings, the festival will give attendees a first look at theat the highly anticipated HBO series Insecure and talkback with show creator and actress Issa Rae. Immediately after, the film festival will screen the upcoming OWN series Queen Sugar, produced and created by Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey followed by a talkback session with director Neema Barnette.
The festival will also honor veteran actress Margaret Avery (The Color Purple), legendary director Julie Dash (Daughters of the Dust), Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Fruitvale Station producer Nina Yang Bongiovi, and blockbuster script supervisor Dawn Gilliam (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) for their contributions in film and television during this years Women Superstars Luncheon. The luncheon is part of the annual BonzeLens Film Festival in Atlanta, and will take place on Friday, August 26.
The annual luncheon pays homage to legendary African-American women who are who are constantly pushing boundaries, breaking barriers, and making history in film and television. The BronzeLens Film Festival has been committed to promoting and championing black women in Hollywood over the last 7 years, and this awards ceremony acknowledges and honors the amazing black women who work tirelessly in front of and behind the camera.
“The BronzeLens Women SuperStars Luncheon has become a favorite festival for inspiring and informing women from all walks of life. It serves as a platform for interactive networking and engagement.” – Kathleen Bertrand, Executive Producer of the BronzeLens Film Festival
Past attendees of this event have included Suzanne de Passe, Brely Evans (Being Mary Jane), Terri J. Vaughn (Greenleaf), Shelby Stone (Bessie), and more.
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