So yes, we've sucked at doing this regularly but....I had to come on here becasue I couldn't help but get seriously excited when I heard of the Artemis Women in Action Film Festival happening in Los Angeles April 24-26, 2015!
They have been fundraising to make this happen at WomenKickAss.com
and now have the funds for a single screen so it is a go! They are
trying to raise enough for at least a second screen and maybe a third!
Please, if you can, help out, if not snag that link and share it
around! The fundraiser ends on March 19!
ETA: And there will be a Twitter Party on March 19 from 7pm - 8pm PST!
Because this is important!
If we're going to get more movies with women action leads, we need to
support and celebrate the effort and show that we are an audience to be
reckoned with! And it's vital that we have more of these movies out there, because it's not that we just want them, its that we need
them! At any age and we especially need this to grow so young women
and girls can see women as equal, in all ways! We need this festival to
There will be competitions for films and screenplays and women of action films will be honored!
includes Linda Hamilton receiving the Artemis Action Icon Award! Well,
who else would it be? Because for so many of us, even after more than
two decades she just really is The Icon!
stunt woman, author Angela Meryl will be receiving the Artemis Stunt
Unsung Heroine Award and stunt woman and stunt coordinator Maja Aro
will be receiving the Artemis Stunt Warrior Award.
can see a message from festival founder, actress and stunt woman Melanie
Wise in this video. Please remember that the Women Kick Ass fundraiser has been
extended to March 19 and therefore you still have three days to join in
and make this event really take off!
The Women Kick Ass Project from Artemis on Vimeo.
Of course, if you can help out and actually go to it ....well, if I could I would! So do it!
(cross posted at Shadow of the Hooded Crow Blog)