LA Femme Film Festival 2010 Announces Honorees & Special Events - Angela Bassett, Virginia Madsen, Angela Kinsey, Loretta Devine, Kerry Washington.
Beverly Hills, CA, October 6, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) LA Femme Film Festival’s Founder Leslie LaPage announced today that the 6th Annual LA Femme Film Festival 2010, October 14-17, 2010 will be honoring Angela Bassett (What’s Love Got to do with it, Green Lantern release date 2011), Virginia Madsen (Sideways, Scoundrels), Angela Kinsey (The Office),Loretta Devine (Waiting to Exhale, Grey’s Anatomy) and Maggie Wheeler (Friends, Everybody Loves Raymond) at the festival’s Awards Ceremony on October 17, 2010.
Carmen Carter (Dancing with the Stars) will be performing throughout the evening and comedian Gloria Bigelow will be the ceremony’s MC. Guests may include: Steve Carell (The Office), Rainn Wilson (The Office),John Krasinski (The Office),Jenna Fischer(The Office),B.J. Novak(The Office), Mindy Kaling (The Office), Craig Robinson (The Office), Ellie Kemper, Tasha Smith (Tyler Perry Films), Vanessa Bell Callaway, Peter Sarsgaard, Tim Robbins, Forest Whitaker, Rick Fox, Tyler Perry, Sofia Vegara, Lance Gross, Keke Palmer, Laurence Fishburne, Amanda Seyfried, Sandra Oh, Paul Giamatti, Jim Carrey, David Schwimmer, Diablo Cody (United States of Tara), Sara Gilbert (Hawthorne), Daphne Zuniga (One Tree Hill), Marisol Nichols (The Gates), Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Marla Gibbs, Tippi Hedren, Vivica A. Fox, Lorraine Toussaint, Rosanna Arquette, Lea Thompson, Jacqueline Bisset, Sally Kirkland.
LA Femme in conjunction with SAG’s (Screen Actors Guild) Diversity Committee and Magnolia Pictures will be hosting a Special Screening of “Night Catches Us” starting Anthony Mackie and Kerry Washington. The film focuses on a love story that flourishes within the violence and political struggle of the Black Power movement of the 1970’s. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with Director/Writer Tanya Hamilton, Jamie Hector, Nikita Dillard, Vic Bulluck Executive Director of the Hollywood Bureau of the NAACP, along with surprise, guest actors from the film! An additional Special Screening of “The Seedling”, a story of human survival, will be a fundraising event for the national non-profit foundation, RAINN.