Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 24, 2004
(http://www.ZoieFilms.com) The Zoie Films Online Film Festival celebrates Women's History Month and awards "Best Documentary" to America's Victoria, Remembering Victoria Woodhull. This documentary chronicles the life of the first woman to campaign for US President in 1872. Actress Kate Capshaw performs the voice over of Woodhull's own words. Interviews include feminist icon Gloria Steinem and university professors.
Best Documentary: Women's Issues
AMERICA'S VICTORIA, REMEMBERING VICTORIA WOODHULL, directed by Victoria lynn Weston, In 1872 Victoria Woodhull became the first woman to campaign for US President. America's Victoria is a wonderful chronicle of the life of one of the most important and unrecognized women in US history. Victoria combines rare archival images, Woodhull's own words (read by Kate Capshaw), and illuminating interviews with contemporary feminists such as Gloria Steinem to present a fascinating portrait of this remarkably brave woman.
"Knowing about Victoria Woodhull inspires women to be daring, outrageous and creative."
"This is an important figure in American history who has been wrongly neglected."
AMERICA'S VICTORIA, REMEMBERING VICTORIA WOODHULL was Produced & Directed by: Victoria lynn Weston. For more information about broadcasts and library distribution, visit http://www.VictorialynnWeston.com Distributed by Women Make Movies: http://www.wmm.com
The 2004 Zoie Films Online Film Festival Awards recipients include:
Best Feature Film
Scallop Pond, directed by Carlos Ferrer Scallop Pond is a psychological thriller where greed, sex, and selfishness push life beyond reality. Our story takes place in the plush town of Southampton, New York. Nights are tarnished by mystery and fear when young men are murdered without a trace of a motive. The story revolves around Carla Wilson, a famous mystery writer, her sister Erika, and the people who surround them. An obsessive fan with peculiar demeanor shows up in the most unexpected places and the two sisters later fall under suspicion when the trail of dead men leads to their door.
"Home", directed by Nancy Deren, is Sierra Farber plays Dorrie, a ten-year-old being raised by her disillusioned grandmother, whose life gets a jolt when her mother (Traci Lords) returns home, determined to turn over a new leaf.
Best Feature Documentary
"An Unreliable Witness", directed by Michael McHugh, highlights many issues related to Bloody Sunday: journalistic respect and reliability, survivor guilt, truth, reconciliation and issues of memory. "An Unreliable Witness" makes its film premiere at Tribeca Film Festival.
"Peta: SuperBowl Ad", Produced by: Peta, What you didn't see on Super Bowl Sunday-- funny, with serious message!
Best Music Video
"Endless", directed by Joe Miale, Stylized music video featuring Etro Anime performing their single, 'Endless.'
Best Student Film
"Spiderman", directed by Harry Kellerman l In the middle of the night, a little boy sneaks out to reclaim the Halloween candy his mother confiscated. An 8 minute superhero story.
To view a complete list of winning films and animations, visit http://www.ZoieFilms.com.
ZoieFest 2004 features 34 projects such categories as: Feature Film, Shorts, Documentary, Women's Issues, Animation, PSAs, Music Videos, and Flash Gallery. All categories are competitive for the Zoie Films Online Festival Awards. All award winning programs are viewed in their entirety for judging. All Zoie Films Online Film Festival films will remain on the Festival site, http://www.ZoieFilms.com.
Founded in 1996, Zoie Films Festival is an exclusive online film festival dedicated to the development of independent artists and exploring innovative exhibitions of their work. Since its inception, Zoie Films Festival has grown into a globally recognized venue for filmmakers and screenwriters. Zoie Films Festival is held every March and celebrates independent works from around the world. Zoie Films Festival is the leading online film festival for international works and maintains a unique archive of independent films, documentaries and animations.