Tuesday, November 6, 2007

film + television + print:
Artivist International Film Festival Celebrates and Motivates Social Activism

"ARTIVIST International Film Festival" opens on November 8th at the Egyptian Theater in Los Angels. The event marries film and social activism to create a groundbreaking forum profiling and inspiring social activists through the moving pictures medium. The festival highlight films, and awards projects and individuals, whose dedication is exemplary in the fields of Human Rights, Children's Advocacy, Environmental Preservation, and Animal Rights.

This year marks the fourth year of the event. In addition to Los Angeles, the festival will travel to Lisbon Portugal (Dec. 1- 2), and London, U.K (Dec. 8-9). This year, the festival awards Ted Danson, Alyssa Milano, Claes Nobel of the Nobel Prize Family, and the winning films of the Artivist Film Festival.

Past recipients include Joaquin Phoenix, Mathew McConoughey, Daryl Hannah, James Cromwell, Ed Begley Jr., Tippi Hedren and Mike Farrell. The event promises to spark the heart of the activist in all attendees.

For more information: Go to artivists.org

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