Thursday, April 17, 2014

WIFT Nashville to Honor Women Documentarians with Panel and Special Film Screenings

            NASHVILLE -- Women in Film & Television Nashville, with partner Lunafest, is pleased to invite you to a full day of programming on April 18 (Friday) featuring women documentarians. This is a first for the Nashville Film Festival – consider attending this one of a kind celebration. All activities will occur at the Country Music Hall of Fame VIP Tent.

Official Time Schedule for April 18 (Friday):

* 1 – 3 p.m. -- Local Film makers Movies:

            “Sbocciare” - Jaclyn Edmonson
            “Josie!”      - Jonathan Fraser
            “NASA's Space Shuttle” with William Shatner  - Guy Noffsinger
            “Hunt for the Lost Clipper”  - Guy Noffsinger
            “The Rosenwald School”  - Aviva Kempner

* 3 – 4:15 p.m. -- Lunafest Screening – Short films made by women for women about women for the benefit of women.

* 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. -- “In Your Face, Under Your Skin” Documentary Panel.

Aviva Kempner, acclaimed scriptwriter, director, producer and Peabody Award winner, for "The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg".

Joanna Luchessi, Sr. V.P. Entertainment Division, City National Bank of Beverly Hills, discussing  “How to put money to your project”.

Guy Noffsinger, Sr. Producer, News and Multimedia division, NASA, Washington, D.C., producer and director of NASA released Television and Film projects such as "Space Shuttle"; "NASA Remembers Neil Armstrong"; and "Friendship 7- 50th Anniversary". A surprise panel member will be on-hand. Moderator - Demertria Kalodimos, Nashville Documentary Filmmaker, NBC local affiliate WSMV; News Reporter winner of countless awards and citations as well as 13-time Emmy Award winner

* 5:45 – 6:15 p.m. -- Award Ceremony:
            Best Female Director
            Best Female Short Film

* 6:30 – 8 p.m. -- Celebrations:

            Music by Whisky Wagon
            Food by Wholy Crepe
            Wine by The Bottle Shop

Additional Sponsors:

            City National Bank
            Mac Cosmetics
            Moxie Petites
            Your Williamson Magazine
            Arbonne Skin Care
            City Girl Chocolates
            Doing Good

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