It's March and time for Women's History month. This historic month is a great time to celebrate the influential women in our lives. Not only is March time to celebrate, it is also a time to check out some of the other great event celebrating women and their achievement.
From March 22-25, 2017, the 19th African American Women In Cinema Film Festival (AAWIC.org) in New York City . The festival this year will feature the works of emerging and established women of color filmmakers from around the world and will offer world premiers, film screenings, keynote panels which focus on industry related topics, and special programs. It is the aspiration of African American Women In Cinema, through this Festival, to give talented women a path to fulfilling their dreams, through exposure of their talents, peer interaction and through mentoring by established professionals in the media and entertainment field.
For the second year in a row, Audience Awards has partnered with African American Women in Cinema to help create parity in this industry. The 19th AAWIC Film Festival seeks short webisode submissions, 45 minutes or less, directed, produced or written by women who are of African, Latina, Asian or Native American diaspora.
This competition will launch during the AAWIC Film Festival March 22-25, 2017, in New York City. Our global audience will cast their votes to determine their favorite webisode. Along with audience awards cash and prizes listed below, there will also be an industry juror-curated winner who will receive a 12-month distribution deal with kweliTV.