City of Angels Women’s Film Festival will run September 24-26, 2021 at the Whitefire Theatre.
The City of Angels Women’s Film Festival is proud to announce their Official Selections, Panelists, and Angel Award Honorees for this year’s festival set to run September 24-26, 2021 with a special virtual panel with BAFTA award winning UK female filmmakers on September 23, 2021.
City of Angels Women’s Film Festival received submissions from all over the world which have been either directed, produced, written or include a cast driven by women or a combination of those elements.
Some of the official featured selections for the 2nd annual City of Angels Women’s Film Festival include: “A Girl Can Change the World” by Andrea Ureno, “The Nine O’ Clock Whistle” by Willa Cofield and Karen Riley, and “The Game is Up: Disillusioned Trump Voters Tell Their Stories” by Emmy award winner, Melissa Jo Peltier (“My Big Fat Greek Wedding”).
Also, Sponsor Shout! Studios’ acquisitions team will award meetings to winners of the best feature film, best social commentary film and best screenplay awards at the City of Angels Women’s Film Festival.
In addition, the festival will host exciting panels with industry leaders and celebrity guests to discuss their journey navigating the film industry. Panelists set to attend include editor Elísabet Ronaldsdóttir (“John Wick,” “Shang-Chi”), writer Jim Uhls (“Fight Club”), producers Lisa Marie Russo (“Locked In: Breaking the Silence”), Bafta Award winner, Kate Ogborn (“Under The Skin,” “The Deep Blue Sea”), and Rosa Bosch (“Buena Vista Social Club,” “Amores Perros,” “The Devil’s Backbone”).
See the full lineup here>>
Peter Bogdanovich will be among the honorees receiving an Angel Award at the festival’s Closing Night Awards Gala on Sept 26th, 2021.
“We wanted to honor Peter for his extraordinary work as a director who has crafted strong and unforgettable female characters throughout his directing career,” says festival creative director, Lisa K. Crosato.
Bogdanovich directed, Tatum O’Neal’s Oscar winning role in “Paper Moon,” Cybill Shepherd in “The Last Picture Show,” Ellen Burstyn’s nominated role and Cloris Leachman’s Oscar winning role in “The Last Picture Show,” Cher in “Mask, “and Barbara Streisand in “What’s Up Doc.”
About City of Angels Women’s Film Festival
COAWFF’s mission is to promote gender equality in the film industry and celebrate diverse women’s stories by creating a platform for those stories to be shared and celebrated through the medium of film and written word. Founded by Lisa K. Crosato in 2019, the City of Angels Women’s Film Festival connects and empowers women in the film industry and showcases extraordinary films made by women in Los Angeles and globally.
Shout! Studios, Women’s IP Today, Apropos Productions Ltd, Bella Blanca, and The Coffee Roaster.
The 2nd annual City of Angels Women’s Film Festival
September 24-26, 2021
13500 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Closing Night Red Carpet Gala Award Ceremony will be held September 26 at Bella Blanca Event Center in North Hollywood.