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Stars Turn Out In ATL For Women's Luncheon

ATLANTA - Salli Richardson-Whitfield (I Am Legend, Once Upon a Time… When We Were Colored, Antwone Fisher) andOmari Hardwick (Miracle at St. Ana, The A Team, Dark Blue, For Colored Girls) will host a signature BronzeLens Film Festival Women SuperStars Luncheon Saturday from noon until 2:00 pm, November 13, 2010, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Atrium Ballroom, 265 Peachtree Center Avenue, Atlanta, GA. This groundbreaking event was created to honor some the nation’s most successful women of color in the film and television. Producers of thefestival hope the event will inspire women from all walks of life and provide a platform to network with leaders in the film and television production industry. “The BronzeLens Women SuperStars Luncheon is an opportunity to celebrate and honor the accomplishments of women who serve as driving forces both behind and in front of the lens”, said Sheryl Gripper, Executive Director of the BronzeLens Film Festival.

Honorees include veteran actress Lynn Whitfield (The Josephine Baker Story, Eve’s Bayou , Head of State, Thin Line Between Love and Hate, The Women, Momma I Want to Sing), producer and media marketing maven Ava DuVernay of DVA Media and Marketing (This is the Life, Compton in C Minor), Emmy award winning casting director Robi Reed (Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X, Soul Food, Their Eyes Where Watching God, Fighting Temptations), the production team of Dianne Ashford and Angi Bones co-founders of Symmetry Entertainment (The Negotiator, Training Day, Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Family Reunion, Why Did I Get Married, Meet The Browns, The Gospel, Stomp the Yard 2, Eve’s Bayou ) and billionaire business woman Shelia Johnson (The Other City).


BronzeLens Film Festival:
The BronzeLens Film Festival of Atlanta, Georgia is a non-profit organization, founded in 2009, that is dedicated to bringing national and worldwide attention to Atlanta as a center for film and film production for people of color. Over the course of 4 days (November 11th - 14th), film lovers, actors, and film makers will gather to share a creative platform of education, entertainment and empowerment discussions related to film, as well as television, and the production of both.

 


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