5TH Annual La Femme International Film Festival Closes Call For Entries 2009 Festival

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LA Femme Film Festival's Founder Leslie LaPage announced today that the 2009 festival will be closing their call for entries on August 22. The festival will run from October 15th -18th, 2009. The four day event will be held in Los Angeles. LA Femme is dedicated to celebrating and empowering the female working in entertainment world wide.

LA Femme Film Festival's Founder Leslie LaPage announced today that the 2009 festival will be closing their call for entries on August 22. The festival will run from October 15th -18th, 2009 and include independent features, shorts, music videos, commercials, special screenings and seminars. The four day event will be held in Los Angeles. LA Femme is dedicated to celebrating and empowering the female working in entertainment world wide. This years' festival showcases works from all over the world in an effort to bring together women artists in all capacities of filmmaking to audiences and distribution professionals. Ms LaPage sates, "No Festival does what we do for women, we really care about making sure the women Filmmakers, Writers, and Producers gain access to Hollywood and get their films seen, sold and produced."

This year LA Femme is launching opening night at "The Grove" the ultimate entertainment and dinning destination with a "Girls Night Out" where women will receive a huge discount at selected stores, be showered with wine, finger food and VIP Goodie bags (provided by Gifted) and a movie under the stars hosted by a top "A List Star".

Some Past Celebrity Award Honorees included :Vivica Fox (Kill Bill), Rosanna Arquette (After Hours), Lea Thompson (Caroline in the City), Penelope Spheeris (Wayne's World) ( Susan Seidelman (The Boynton Beach Bereavement Club), Maria Conchita Alonso (Mermaids), Jacqueline Bisset (Domino) and many more.

I Forgot Deadline is August 22, 2009 for film submissions: Features, Documentaries Screenplays, Mid Length Films, Shorts, Commercials/PSA/Music Videos More information on film submissions deadlines go to: http://www.lafemme.org or to purchase Full Access pass ($150) Discounts for Guild Members for ($59.99)

Key sponsors include: Screen Actors Guild Women's Committee and Diversity, Writers Guild America West, Governor's Office of Film and Entertainment State of Florida, http://www.skinandlaserspa.com.

Media Inquiries: To register press credentials for the Festival or to schedule an interview with Leslie LaPage, contact Veronica Alexander at 310-441-1645.

Visit the website at http://www.lafemme.org
LA Femme Film Festival highlights commercially-viable films written, directed or produced by women for everyone. Now in its fifth year, the festival is solely dedicated to catapulting a new breed of female filmmakers to the top of Hollywood's A-List.

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