Los Angeles Women's International Film Festival Will Open With Benefit Screening For Dress For Success Worldwide-West

BURBANK, Calif., March 12, 2015 — (PRNewswire) —  Los Angeles Women's International Film Festival will open Thursday March 19 at The Colony Theatre Company in Burbank, CA with The Empowerment Project: Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things, a documentary feature directed by Sarah Moshman. Presented by Sherpa, the screening will begin at eight o'clock followed by a conversation with the filmmakers and a reception. Proceeds from the screening ($1 per ticket sold) will be donated to Dress for Success Worldwide-West and a clothing drive will be held prior to the screening.

About Los Angeles Women's International Film Festival

The festival is produced by Alliance of Women Filmmakers, an organization established to empower women filmmakers to create diverse roles for women as well as increase exposure for women causes. Each year in March, the festival showcases narratives, documentaries, animation and student short films made by women. In addition to providing women a platform to share their unique stories, the festival serves as a fundraiser for women causes.

About The Empowerment Project: Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things

Driving over 7,000 miles from Los Angeles to New York over the course of 30 days, this documentary spotlights 17 positive and powerful women leaders across a variety of lifestyles and industries. From flying above San Francisco with a female pilot, to sitting down with the creator of 'The Oprah Show,' to working in a lab with a cancer biologist, the empowerment gals get the chance to spend a day in each woman's shoes. Created for women by women, they challenge the audience to ask themselves, 'What would you do if you weren't afraid to fail?'

About Dress For Success Worldwide - West

Dress for Success Worldwide – West is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, dedicated to promoting the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools needed to help women thrive in work and in life.

For more information about Los Angeles Women's International Film Festival please visit www.lawomensfest.com.

For more information about Sherpa please visit http://www.sherpalife.com/

For more information about Dress For Success Worldwide-West please visit https://worldwidewest.dressforsuccess.org/

 

 

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SOURCE Alliance of Women Filmmakers

Contact:
Alliance of Women Filmmakers
Los Angeles Women's International Film Festival
Dress For Success Worldwide - West
Sherpa
Diana Means, Phone: (818) 749-6162, Email: Email Contact
Web: http://www.womenfilmmakersalliance.org




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