ARTIVIST = ARTIST + ACTIVIST
7th ANNUAL ARTIVIST FILM FESTIVAL TO SHOW AT TRIBECA CINEMAS, NYC
December 9-December 12, 2010
Everybody comes to Hollywood with the dream of making it as a big star so they can change the world. Readers if you believe in change and want to help make a differnece for Human Rights, Children's Advocacy, Environmental Preservation, and Animal Advocacy. Well then help support in the mission to strengthen the voice of socially conscious artists - "Artivists" in raising public awareness for social global causes. The Artivist Film Festival will take place in New York City beginning Thursday December 9th with a showing of the highly charged, already sold out film “Madonna of the Mills” and will conclude on Sunday December 12th with the film, “Deep Green” which focuses on how we can realistically stop global warming.
All screenings will take place at the Tribeca Cinemas in lower Manhattan and features FREE tickets to all films, informational panels with filmmakers and subject matter experts after many of the films, and in the spirit of Artivist, a special reception Saturday evening December 11th from 6:30p-11:30P which will host a special interactive forum to support the Artivist filmmakers and humanitarian NGO’s who are invited to bring their materials for distribution/signage in honor of International Human Rights Day (12/10).
The Festival, with events also taking place in Los Angeles, London and Rio de Janeiro, will screen 45 films from around the globe. The Festival has showcased 400+ films representing more than 60 countries around the world over the past 7 years and has reached millions of people with its film festivals in Hollywood, London, Tokyo, Mexico City, and Lisbon. In past years the Artivist festival has been recognized for the socially conscious platform it provides by Claes Nobel of the Nobel Prize family; by Senator Barbara Boxer, by the United Nations Department of Public Information; and is sponsored by Petrobras.
FOR FREE TICKETS: http://artivistfilmfestival-nyc.eventbrite.com/
WHEN: Thursday, December 9th – Sunday, December 12, 2010
LOCATION: Tribeca Cinemas, 54 Varick Street New York, NY 10013 (at Laight Street, one block below Canal Street)
SCHEDULE AT – A – GLANCE:
Thursday, December 9 (Theater 1 only)
7:30pm – Madonna of the Mills. (with short film, Albatrocity). Panel following screening. SOLD OUT
WATCH TRAILER: Albatrocity - http://vimeo.com/10859666
WATCH TRAILER: Madonna of the Mills - http://vimeo.com/6223784
Friday, December 10 (Theater 1 only)
6:30pm – Encore screening of Madonna of the Mills SOLD OUT
8pm – Water on the Table (with short film, Hope).
WATCH TRAILER: Hope - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVSmLpNK45Q&feature=player_embedded
WATCH TRAILER: Water on the Table - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qVzb9rPY9Q&feature=player_embedded
Saturday, December 11 (Theaters 1 & 2)
5pm – Theater 1 – The Dhamma Brothers
5:15pm – Theater 2 – Lunch. Plays with Eco Boys & Girls; Think Blue. Panel following screening.
WATCH TRAILER: LUNCH http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-E7ST7MZ2Ok&feature=player_embedded
WATCH TRAILER: Eco Boys & Girls - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTPVJmO6LhU&feature=player_embedded
7:15 – Theater 1 – Kids of the Majestic (with short film, Sarah). Panel follows screening.
WATCH TRAILER: Kids of the Majestic - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdu2_W2ot74&feature=player_embedded
7:30 – Theater 2 – Complexo – Universo Paralello (with short film, Mine). Panel follows screening.
WATCH TRAILER: MINE - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FhbOufut4CE&feature=player_embedded
WATCH TRAILER: COMPLEXO - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-hhZkVE7Ts&feature=player_embedded
8:45 – Theater 1 – War Don Don. Panel follows screening.
9:30 – Theater 2 – Skin Trade. Panel follows screening.
Sunday, December 12 (Theater 1 only)
2pm – Africa’s Lost Eden (with short film Gorillas: 98% Human). Panel follows screening.
WATCH TRAILER: Gorilla’s - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=co8NneR8ilc&feature=player_embedded
WATCH TRAILER: Africa’s Lost Eden - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDPLSyZ3BjA&feature=player_embedded
4:15 – Deep Green (with shorts Trees and The Krill is Gone). Panel follows screening.
WATCH TRAILER: Trees: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yBjDdsr9wE&feature=player_embedded
WATCH TRAILER: “Deep Green” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yBjDdsr9wE&feature=player_embedded
Saturday, 630P-11:30P ET:
Special Interactive Forum to Support the Artivist Filmmakers and NGO’s and their message.
NGO’s are invited to bring their materials for distribution/signage.
Special musical guests provided by `Share the Mic’, www.sharethemic.com, including artist Reagan Richards.
Also featuring DJ Paul Scott.
54 Varick Street New York, NY 10013
For press information or to show as an NGO please contact:
Donnetta Campbell-203/434-3548, [email protected]
Joy DiBenedetto-404/558-0858, [email protected]
For ARTIVIST visit: www.Artivist.com