Get ready for some FUN! April 25-28, 2019 in Beverly Hills and Santa Monica.
The festival kicks off on Thursday, April 25, with The Artemis Awards Gala at the Ahrya Fine Arts Theater. An evening of celebration to recognize industry luminaries (stunt performers, actors, directors and producers) making generous creative contributions in the world of 'Women In' and 'Women Of' Action Films, the red carpet event begins at 7pm, with the awards ceremony set to start at 7:30pm. 2019 honorees include stunt legends Jeannie Epper, Melissa Stubbs, Shauna Duggins, Lisa Hoyle, Crystal Michelle, Mahsa Ahmadi, and Dejay Roestenberg.
Screenings of the fifth edition will take place over three days at the Monica Film Center and feature a stunning line up of 80 films spanning every genre, all featuring women at the central focus of each film. The opening films showcase on Friday night features a star-studded line up of key documentary films tackling equality in the film industry: THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING, SEEING IS BELIEVING: WOMEN DIRECT, and STUNTWOMEN: THE UNTOLD HOLLYWOOD STORY. Saturday and Sunday's all day screening schedules will be accompanied by free panels on a range of themes involving women in action, such as the annual stunt panel with leading female stunt professionals.
Edition details are provided and tickets to the awards gala ($35), individual screenings ($15), and festival passes ($70-$185) may be purchased at www.artemisfilmfestival.com. Student discounts are available on festival passes with a valid student ID.
All films are not yet rated. Screening description contains content/theme information, i.e. appropriate for all ages, some violence, adult themes, etc.